Definition of Therapy

1. Noun. (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.). "Heat therapy gave the best relief"




Definition of Therapy

1. n. Therapeutics.

Definition of Therapy

1. Noun. Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental. ¹

2. Noun. Healing power or quality. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To treat with a therapy. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To undergo a therapy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Therapy

1. the treatment of illness or disability [n -PIES]

Medical Definition of Therapy

1. The treatment of disease, therapeutics. Origin: Gr. Therapeia = service done to the sick This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Therapy

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1. Overview of Addiction Treatment Effectiveness by Mim J. Landry (1996)
"Behavioral Relationship therapy There is a strong association between healthy ... Indeed, the mere assignment of a couple to a marital therapy condition ..."

2. Treatment Services for Adolescent Substance Abusers by Alfred S. Friedman (1998)
"Chapter 10 Conducting Group therapy With Chemically Dependent Adolescents ... Group therapy. For the therapist, each of these entities is formidable. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"While much has been learned about the etiologic risk factors, less progress has been made in therapy. Rve-year survival rates remain at less than 10%. ..."

4. Child Protective Services: A Guide for Caseworkers by Diane Depanfilis (1992)
"If the primary goals of therapy are to improve stress management, ... Individual therapy Individual therapy ranges from insight-oriented psychotherapy to ..."

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