narcoanalysis

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narcoanalysis

[¦när·kō·ə′nal·ə·səs]
(psychology)
Induction of a reversible sleep by intravenous injections of drugs such as amobarbital or thiopental sodium in order to elicit memories and feelings not expressed by the person in a wakeful state because of resistance.
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