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Synonyms for therapy



Synonyms for therapy

the systematic application of remedies to effect a cure

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The therapist does not attempt to hurry the therapy along.
Many such trials indicate that certain psychotherapy techniques for alleviating depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and other ailments yield symptom improvement "substantially over and above" that produced by the therapy relationship and other general influences, remarks Boston University psychologist David H.
Of course, the best approach is not to delay therapy until you have cirrhosis.
Several other reports from Africa about patients receiving HIV therapy to date suggest that adherence is high and probably better than that in the general population in the U.
Facilities have really refined their systems for communication between therapy and nursing and for minute management," says Mark Besch, vice-president of clinical services for Aegis Therapies.
And when researchers surveyed 377 women who regularly used hormone therapy for at least one year before July 1, 2002 and tried to stop taking it between July 2002 and March 2003, they found that about one in four resumed hormone therapy, most because of troublesome symptoms such as hot flashes.
While 39% used only estrogen, 61% used both estrogen and progestin; half of the women had been using hormone therapy for at least nine years.
Still, noting that "therapists help people control all types of natural behaviors, such as eating," Epstein continues to defend conversion therapies for "people who are living a gay lifestyle but don't want to" and claims to have seen "interesting dam" from longtime conversion therapy promoters.
In addition, it can be helpful to know how your chemotherapy or radiation therapy works.
Besides regular therapies such as chiropractic, massage therapy, meditation, yoga, and t'ai chi, Goodman says seniors at The Palms experience remarkable health benefits from reflexology and watsu (a warm-water therapy designed to improve range-of-motion and energy levels).
Prevailing data seem to suggest that the incidence of salivary gland neoplasms after radioiodine therapy is low.
He argues, for example, that malaria fever was the most frequently used therapy (in spite of alternatives, such as shortwaves, air-conditioned cabinets, electric blankets, etc.
Many patients may undergo acupuncture or massage therapy, for example, without committing to the underlying philosophy of Oriental medicine.
Lots of areas have opened up,'' says Laurie Rugenstein, who coordinates the Naropa Institute's program in music therapy counseling.
Play therapy allows children with physical disabilities to discover what they can do and who they are.