narcoanalysis

noun
nar·​co·​anal·​y·​sis | \ ˌnär-kō-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs How to pronounce narcoanalysis (audio) \
plural narcoanalyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce narcoanalysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of narcoanalysis

: psychotherapy that is performed under sedation for the recovery of repressed memories together with the emotion accompanying the experience and that is designed to facilitate an acceptable integration of the experience in the patient's personality

Learn More About narcoanalysis

Dictionary Entries Near narcoanalysis

narcistic

narcoanalysis

narcoanesthesia

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Narcoanalysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/narcoanalysis. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!