psychotherapy using the method of narcosynthesis but in a slower, gentler, and more extensive manner
Origin of narcoanalysisnarco- + analysis
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is in a sleeplike state induced by barbiturates or other drugs, especially as a means of releasing repressed feelings, thoughts, or memories. Its use is restricted to circumstances where there is a compelling, immediate need for a patient's responses.
narco- +"Ž analysis