so·​ma·​to·​ther·​a·​py ˌsō-mət-ə-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce somatotherapy (audio) sō-ˌmat-ə- How to pronounce somatotherapy (audio)
plural somatotherapies
: therapy for psychological problems that uses physiological intervention (as by drugs or surgery) to modify behavior
somatotherapeutic adjective

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“Somatotherapy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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