psychagogy

noun

psy·​cha·​gogy
ˈsī-kə-ˌgōj-ē also -ˌgäj-, especially British -ˌgäg-
plural psychagogies
: a psychotherapeutic method of influencing behavior by suggesting desirable life goals

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“Psychagogy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psychagogy. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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