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Therapy: List of Types of Medical Therapies

  • Synopsis: List of medical therapy types including traditional and alternative medicine.

Definition: Therapy

Therapy - Defined as the attempted remediation of a health problem, usually following a diagnosis. In the medical field, it is usually synonymous with treatment (abbreviated tx or Tx), which is used more commonly than "therapy". Among psychologists and other mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and clinical social workers, the term may refer specifically to psychotherapy (talking therapy).

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List of medical therapy types including traditional and alternative medicine.






Latest Therapy Types Publications

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    Information regarding light therapy, which involves exposing a person to intense levels of light under controlled conditions.

Full List of Therapy Types Documents (21 Items)




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