[nahr-koh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌnɑr koʊˈθɛr ə pi/
an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by intravenous injection of barbiturates.
narcotherapy nar·co·ther·a·py (när’kō-thěr’ə-pē)
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is under the influence of a sedative or narcotic drug.
- Narcotic blockade
narcotic blockade n. The use of drugs to inhibit the effects of narcotic substances.
- Narcotic reversal
narcotic reversal n. The termination of the action of narcotics by the administration of antagonists, such as naloxone hydrochloride.
- Narcotics anonymous
noun an international association of support groups for recovering drug addicts, with a 12-step program patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous Examples Narcotics Anonymous sprang from the Alcoholics Anonymous Program of the late 1940s, with meetings first emerging in Los Angeles.
[nahr-kuh-tiz-uh m] /ˈnɑr kəˌtɪz əm/ noun 1. habitual use of narcotics. 2. the action or influence of narcotics. 3. . /ˈnɑːkəˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. stupor or addiction induced by narcotic drugs narcotism nar·co·tism (när’kə-tĭz’əm) n.