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)
: 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

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“Narcoanalysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/narcoanalysis. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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