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milieu therapy

 a humanistic approach to the treatment of psychological disordersthat emphasises the importance of an institution in recovery. An environment is created wherebystaff and patients are viewed as equal, and an atmosphere is fostered of self-respect.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.