Hypnotherapy



[hip-noh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌhɪp noʊˈθɛr ə pi/

noun
1.
treatment of a symptom, disease, or addiction by means of hypnotism.
/ˌhɪpnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
the use of hypnosis in the treatment of emotional and psychogenic problems
n.

1897, from hypno- + therapy. Related: Hypnotherapist.

hypnotherapy hyp·no·ther·a·py (hĭp’nō-thěr’ə-pē)
n.

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