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Descriptor in English: Psychotherapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Psicoterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Psicoterapia
Descriptor in French: Psychothérapie
Entry term(s): Clinical Psychotherapist
Clinical Psychotherapists
Logotherapies
Logotherapy
Psychotherapies
Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, Clinical
Psychotherapists
Psychotherapists, Clinical
Schema Therapies
Schema Therapy
Therapies, Schema
Therapy, Schema
Tree number(s): F04.754
Scope note: A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Psychology, Clinical MeSH
DeCS UI: 12049
Descriptor UI: D011613
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/07
Psychotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0018053
Scope note A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.
Preferred term Psychotherapy
Entry term(s) Psychotherapies
Psychotherapists - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0592812
Preferred term Psychotherapists
Entry term(s) Clinical Psychotherapist
Clinical Psychotherapists
Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, Clinical
Psychotherapists, Clinical
Logotherapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0520797
Scope note Branch of psychotherapy associated with Victor Frankl.
Preferred term Logotherapy
Entry term(s) Logotherapies
Schema Therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M000649639
Scope note Therapy that emphasizes lifelong patterns, affective change techniques, and the therapeutic relationship. (https://www.apa.org/pubs/videos/4310804)
Preferred term Schema Therapy
Entry term(s) Schema Therapies
Therapies, Schema
Therapy, Schema



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