Simple Definition of therapy
: the treatment of physical or mental illnesses
Full Definition of therapy
: therapeutic treatment especially of bodily, mental, or behavioral disorder
Examples of therapy
He is undergoing cancer therapy.
<talking over my problem with you has been good therapy>
Origin of therapy
New Latin therapia, from Greek therapeia, from therapeuein
First Known Use: circa 1846
THERAPY Defined for Kids
Definition of therapy
: treatment of a disorder or injury of the body or mind
Medical Definition of therapy
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