What does therapy mean?

Definitions for therapy
ˈθɛr ə pither·a·py

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. therapynoun

    (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

    "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"

Wiktionary

  1. therapynoun

    Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental.

  2. therapynoun

    Healing power or quality.

  3. therapyverb

    To treat with a therapy.

  4. therapyverb

    To undergo a therapy.

  5. Etymology: From θεραπεία, from θεραπεύω.

Wikipedia

  1. Therapy

    A therapy or medical treatment (often abbreviated tx, Tx, or Tx) is the attempted remediation of a health problem, usually following a medical diagnosis. As a rule, each therapy has indications and contraindications. There are many different types of therapy. Not all therapies are effective. Many therapies can produce unwanted adverse effects. Medical treatment and therapy are generally considered synonyms. However, in the context of mental health, the term therapy may refer specifically to psychotherapy.

ChatGPT

  1. therapy

    Therapy refers to a range of treatments designed to address mental, emotional, physical or behavioral issues and improve the patient's quality of life. This can include techniques such as psychotherapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy etc. It involves regular sessions with a qualified professional who utilizes various methods to help the patient overcome challenges, adopt healthier behaviors, improve their coping skills or manage symptoms of illness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Therapynoun

    therapeutics

Wikidata

  1. Therapy

    Therapy is a novel by British author David Lodge. The story concerns a successful sitcom writer, Laurence Passmore, plagued by middle-age neuroses and a failed marriage. His only problem seems to be an "internal derangement of the knee" but a mid-life crisis has struck and he is discovering angst. His familiar doses of cognitive therapy, aromatherapy, and acupuncture all offer no help, and he becomes obsessed with the philosophy of Kierkegaard. Moreover, Tubby, as Passmore is nicknamed, and referred to by several characters in the novel, undertakes a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in order to find his first love.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'therapy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4690

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'therapy' in Nouns Frequency: #1786

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of therapy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of therapy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of therapy in a Sentence

  1. Lloyd Webber:

    I wrote off and said I needed him with me at all times because I'm emotionally damaged and I must have this therapy dog, the airline wrote back and said,' Can you prove that you really need him ?' And I said' Yes, just see what Hollywood did to my musical.

  2. Eduardo Rodriguez:

    It’s a testament to him as an individual, his commitment to his therapy and his willingness to not give up.

  3. Denice Clark:

    Rather than being enclosed in an office space, the therapy session takes place outside while we walk, i started a walk and talk therapy practice after reading about a gentleman in New York who had a practice in Central Park.

  4. Mashti Malone:

    Every herb we use in our ice creams has been used for aromatherapy or herbal therapy, and they all have health benefits.

  5. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    When the virus is out there, and the population has no immunity and no vaccination or therapy exists, then a high percentage - experts say 60 to 70% of the population - will be infected, so long as this remains the case.

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