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group-analytic psychotherapy

a type of group psychotherapy that focuses on the communication and interaction processes taking place in the group as a whole. Interventions make use of group rather than individual forces as the principal therapeutic agent. Also called therapeutic group analysis. [originated in the 1940s by German-born psychoanalyst Sigmund Heinrich Foulkes (1898–1976)]

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liothyronine

liothyronine

n. a pharmaceutical preparation of L-triiodothyronine, a naturally occurring thyroid hormone, used to treat conditions associated with thyroid deficiency. It is also used as an adjunct to standard antidepressant therapy in the management of depression that has not responded to standard therapy alone. U.S. trade name (among others): Cytomel.