Definitions for milieu therapy
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Milieu therapy is a form of psychotherapy that involves the use of therapeutic communities. Patients join a group of around 30, for between 9 and 18 months. During their stay, patients are encouraged to take responsibility for themselves and the others within the unit. Milieu therapy is thought to be of value in treating personality disorders and behavioural problems. Henderson Hospital, in London, used this type of psychotherapy.
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A treatment program based on manipulation of the patient's environment by the medical staff. The patient does not participate in planning the treatment regimen.
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