English - Vietnamese Dictionary
therapy /,θerə'pju:tiks/ (therapy) /'θerəpi/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ, số nhiều dùng như số ít
+(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Advanced English Dictionary
1 remedy, treatment, remedial programme; cure:
As therapy, he suggested I swim a mile every day.
2 psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, analysis, group therapy:
If it weren't for my weekly therapy sessions, I'd never see anyone.
+ noun (plural therapies)Collocation Dictionary
1 [U, C] the treatment of a physical problem or an illness: Most patients undergo some sort of drug therapy (= treatment using drugs) for leukaemia. + alternative / complementary / natural therapies (= treatments that do not use traditional drugs) + (figurative) The next stage in the economic shock therapy will be freeing energy prices.
2 [U] = PSYCHOTHERAPY: a therapy group / session + She's in therapy.
See also - CHEMOTHERAPY, GROUP THERAPY, HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, PHYSIOTHERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY, SPEECH THERAPY(also therapy)
[U] the treatment of mental illness by discussing sb's problems with them rather than by giving them drugs
psychotherapist (also therapist) noun
alternative, complementary | behaviour, speech | aversion, occupational, regression, relaxation, shock, etc. | family, group
They discuss their problems in group therapy sessions.
VERB + THERAPY
need, require | be given, have, receive, undergo
He will have to have shock therapy.
| be in, go into
I went into therapy because my doctor suggested it.
THERAPY + NOUN
a form of therapy
the use of hypnosis as a form of therapy
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