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1. (group psychotherapy) psychotherapy involving at least two patients and a therapist. The patients are encouraged to understand and to analyse their own and one another’s problems. See also psychodrama. 2. therapy in which people with the same problem, such as alcoholism or phobias, meet and discuss together their difficulties and possible ways of overcoming them.

1. (group psychotherapy) psychotherapy involving at least two patients and a therapist. The patients are encouraged to understand and to analyse their own and one another’s problems. See also psychodrama. 2. therapy in which people with the same problem, such as alcoholism or phobias, meet and discuss together their difficulties and possible ways of overcoming them.

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