autocatharsis
/aw'toh keuh thahr"sis/, n. Psychiatry.
a therapeutic process designed to free unconscious disturbances by having the patient write about his or her experiences, impressions, etc.
[AUTO-1 + CATHARSIS]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • autocatharsis — au·to·ca·thar·sis (aw″to kə thahrґsis) a form of psychiatric treatment in which the patient writes down thoughts, feelings, and experiences in order to release disturbing emotions associated with them …   Medical dictionary

  • autocatharsis — /aw toh keuh thahr sis/, n. Psychiatry. a therapeutic process designed to free unconscious disturbances by having the patient write about his or her experiences, impressions, etc. [AUTO 1 + CATHARSIS] …   Useful english dictionary

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