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  • I sit in my pajamas and eat a lot of ice cream—sulking is therapeutic!†   (source)
  • This talking about yourself in the third person is sort of therapeutic.†   (source)
  • In keeping with the therapeutic mores of the age, he decided to do his convalescing in Europe, where the scenery also would provide an opportunity for him to enrich his visual vocabulary.†   (source)
  • The dauntless grandmother, who had reached a hundred years of age managing a small, clandestine brothel, did not trust therapeutic superstitions, so she turned the matter over to her cards.†   (source)
  • On bad days (which were much more frequent) I would fling it across the room and stomp on it and curse him for not being around, which I found quite therapeutic.†   (source)
  • Therapeutic Healing with a Twist†   (source)
  • But Mia had claimed that talking about her dead family an hour a week wasn't therapeutic.†   (source)
  • But now, in place of reassuring and soothing words that would have been humane and therapeutic, Stone yelled for help at the top of his voice.†   (source)
  • On the advice of a doctor, who had thought the experience would aid her to regain "a sense of adequacy and usefulness," she had taken an apartment, then found a job-as a file clerk at the Y.W.C.A. Her husband, entirely sympathetic, had encouraged the adventure, but she had liked it too well, so much that it seemed to her unchristian, and the sense of guilt she in consequence developed ultimately outweighed the experiment's therapeutic value.†   (source)
  • Almost every afternoon, at precisely 1:00 P.M., he slips into the indoor pool—always heated to a therapeutic ninety degrees—located between the White House and the West Wing.†   (source)
  • As long as you don't lose your temper and give her actual reason to request the restriction of the Disturbed Ward, or the therapeutic benefits of Electro Shock, you are safe.†   (source)
  • If there was any benefit Cedric received from me, it was in the modest therapeutic value implicit in such conversations: a chance to vent his feelings and frustrations.†   (source)
  • They temporarily eased the pain, and his presence alone was therapeutic.†   (source)
  • Their patients were younger on average and had fewer accompanying illnesses than Dr. Iseman's in Denver, and as with many diseases, youthfulness and the absence of comorbidity were therapeutic advantages.†   (source)
  • There's something therapeutic about cutting shortening into flour, rolling the dough into thin rounds, then slicing apples and peaches, adding sugar and cornstarch and pinches of spices until all those basic ingredients become perfect brown pies, cooling on the kitchen counter.†   (source)
  • You make it sound therapeutic.†   (source)
  • Long a believer in the therapeutic benefits of fresh air and exercise, he had become still more adamant on the subject during his years in Europe.†   (source)
  • It's amazing how therapeutic telling all your problems to a total stranger can be.†   (source)
  • But that was over two years ago, and it seemed that both time and a change of scenery had been wonderfully therapeutic.†   (source)
  • "Surgary," Therapeutics, Ophthalmology, Bacteriology, Dermatology, Nursing, and Bandage.†   (source)
  • I've ordered complete bedrest and put her physical therapy on hold—she needs therapeutic exercise because of the wounds in her shoulder and hip.†   (source)
  • If he drank a few beers and let the therapeutic vistas of the Pacific wash through him, he might then be calm enough to go to the cemetery.†   (source)
  • For example, there was a veteran whose most powerful therapeutic experience was helping his grandmother keep her small business running.†   (source)
  • She went around into the aisle made by the coffee table and began to give all the pillows in sight a therapeutic beating up.†   (source)
  • But unknown to herself, she must have been open and receptive to the mysteriously therapeutic powers of W. A. Mozart, M.D., for the very first phrases of the music—the great Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major—caused her to shiver all over with uncomplicated delight.†   (source)
  • There seemed to be therapeutic relief in voicing their concerns to me.†   (source)
  • "I specialize in the pathology and therapeutics of the blood," he said.†   (source)
  • So is there seven of you guys who'd like to join him and make it therapeutic?†   (source)
  • "I agree that it may have a number of therapeutic possibilities," she says, and waits.†   (source)
  • Ol' Mother Ratched's Therapeutic Nursery.†   (source)
  • The world news might not be therapeutic.†   (source)
  • For many black people in the region, watching the evidence that we had presented in court now laid out on national television was therapeutic.†   (source)
  • In any event, Dr. Juvenal Urbino alerted his colleagues and had the authorities warn the neighboring ports so that they could locate and quarantine the contaminated schooner, and he had to restrain the military commander of the city who wanted to declare martial law and initiate the therapeutic strategy of firing the cannon every quarter hour.†   (source)
  • It must be therapeutic.†   (source)
  • He wrote regularly to his grandsons on all manner of subjects, from books to the therapeutic benefits of riding horseback to the importance of maintaining one's independence through life.†   (source)
  • This is life in Camelot: a day spent solving the world's problems, two therapeutic nude swims, celebrities at the table for a late-night dinner, I and a tour of America's most famous residence with a glamorous former movie star.†   (source)
  • When, as a student at Madras Medical College, Hema had found herself admiring her professor of therapeutics (the lone Indian in a school where, even as independence approached, most of the full professors were British), when she found herself moved by his humanity, his mastery of his subject (Face it, Hema; it was a crush), when she found herself wishing to be his understudy and found him encouraging, she deliberately chose another path.†   (source)
  • Therapeutic Healing†   (source)
  • And after Luke dumped her, she must have been smarting...of course she'd need the kind of therapeutic balm only a guy with a trust fund can provide a girl like Dominique.†   (source)
  • "That's right, Charley," the doctor says, appreciating Cheswick's support, "and not altogether without therapeutic value."†   (source)
  • I suppose What I should do is explain the complete theory of our Therapeutic Community, while we're at it.†   (source)
  • Please understand: We do not impose certain rules and restrictions on you without a great deal of thought about their therapeutic value.†   (source)
  • You must not have heard a word of Doctor Spivey's theory of the Therapeutic Community, or not have had the education to comprehend it if you did.†   (source)
  • That any question or discussion raised by Miss Ratched or the rest of the staff is done solely for therapeutic reasons?†   (source)
  • She phoned me before the Therapeutic Community meeting and said that in her opinion McMurphy was due to constitute a disturbance on the ward.†   (source)
  • The doctor and I believe that every minute spent in the company of others, with some exceptions, is therapeutic, while every minute spent brooding alone only increases your separation.†   (source)
  • A number of the players, Miss Ratched, have shown marked progress since that basketball team was organized; I think it has proven its therapeutic value.†   (source)
  • It's not the most ideal surroundings for our Therapeutic Community, but Administration says there's no helping it with the Geriatric Building overloaded the way it is.†   (source)
  • He tells how the goal of the Therapeutic Community is a democratic ward, run completely by the patients and their votes, working toward making worth-while citizens to turn back Outside onto the street.†   (source)
  • I heard the compressor start pumping in the grill a few minutes back, just as the guys went to moving tables out of the day room for the therapeutic meeting, and already the mist is oozing across the floor so thick my pants legs are wet.†   (source)
  • I've heard that theory of the Therapeutic Community enough times to repeat it forwards and backwards-how a guy has to learn to get along in a group before he'll be able to function in a normal society; how the group can help the guy by showing him where he's out of place; how society is what decides who's sane and who isn't, so you got to measure up.†   (source)
  • He would ask her nice as you please if he could use her fountain pen to write a request for an Unaccompanied Leave from the hospital, wrote it out in front of her on her desk, and handed her the request and the pen back at the same time with such a nice, "Thank you," and she would look at it and say just as polite that she would "take it up with the staff"—which took maybe three minutes-and come back to tell him she certainly was sorry but a pass was not considered therapeutic at this time.†   (source)
  • Sometimes one man says something about himself that he didn't aim to let slip, and one of his buddies at the table where he said it yawns and gets up and sidles over to the big log book by the Nurses' Station and writes down the piece of information he heard-of therapeutic interest to the whole ward, is what the Big Nurse says the book is for, but I know she's just waiting to get enough evidence to have some guy reconditioned at the Main Building, overhauled in the head to straighten out the trouble.†   (source)
  • They began asking one another why he'd been such a busy bee lately, hustling things for the patients like getting the rule lifted that the men had to be together in therapeutic groups of eight whenever they went somewhere ("Billy here has been talkin' about slicin' his wrists again," he said in a meeting when he was arguing against the group-of-eight rule.†   (source)
  • No. Lots of therapeutics in a carnival.†   (source)
  • After the hospitalization, she went to a nearby hot-springs therapeutic center for rehabilitation.†   (source)
  • His song was this: Therapeutic, Elephantic, Diagnosis, Boom!†   (source)
  • At bedtime, his nurses gave him massages and, sometimes, therapeutic injections.†   (source)
  • And so it may be said that the modern therapeutic goal of the cure back to life is attained through the ancient religious discipline, after all; only the circle traveled by the Bodhisattva is a large one; and the departure from the world is regarded not as a fault, but as the first step into that noble path at the remotest turn of which illumination is to be won concerning the deep emptiness of the universal round.†   (source)
  • She stood there for a minute or two with her head on my chest, and you could have seen daylight between her and her friend, if there had been any daylight, while her friend gave her the impersonal and therapeutic pats on the shoulder.†   (source)
  • Quinine was a therapeutic poison, too, of first-class potency.†   (source)
  • When an individual has revolutionized therapeutics by his discovery of the continuous evolution of brain matter, conventional forms are unfitting, since they would seem to limit him to one of a class.†   (source)
  • The examining-chair was of doubtful superiority to that once used by Doc Vickerson of Elk Mills, and sterilizing was apparently done in a wash-bowl, but in a corner was an electric therapeutic cabinet with more electrodes and pads than Martin had ever seen.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, she blamed Dick for the immediate situation, and honestly thought that such an experiment might have a therapeutic value.†   (source)
  • As soon as the words were spoken he regretted them, not only because they were untrue-there being no prospect of his receiving cash payment from Hale-but also because he knew from experience the imprudence of letting Zeena think he was in funds on the eve of one of her therapeutic excursions.†   (source)
  • We guarantee that by the installation of a Bindledorf Outfit and a New Idea Panaceatic Electro-Therapeutic Cabinet (see details on pp. 34 and 97) you can increase your income from a thousand to ten thousand annually and please patients more than by the most painstaking plugging.†   (source)
  • But the world of substances, Peeperkorn said— holding the ring of perfection and the three finger lances up next to his head, which he had now lifted from the pillow to gaze out with pale eyes from under the arabesques of his brow—the world of substances was such that they all concealed both life and death simultaneously, all were both therapeutic and poisonous.†   (source)
  • May be a big new step in therapeutics.†   (source)
  • The syllabus that he read on the notice-board stunned him; lectures on anatomy, lectures on pathology, lectures on physiology, lectures on pharmacy, lectures on botany and clinical medicine, and therapeutics, without counting hygiene and materia medica—all names of whose etymologies he was ignorant, and that were to him as so many doors to sanctuaries filled with magnificent darkness.†   (source)
  • What he really cared for was a medium for his work, a vehicle for his ideas; and after all, was he not bound to prefer the object of getting a good hospital, where he could demonstrate the specific distinctions of fever and test therapeutic results, before anything else connected with this chaplaincy?†   (source)
  • I was under a new course of treatment with the aid of astonishment, and my convalescence was promoted by this novel system of therapeutics; besides, the dense and breezy air invigorated me, supplying more oxygen to my lungs.†   (source)
  • A model clergyman, like a model doctor, ought to think his own profession the finest in the world, and take all knowledge as mere nourishment to his moral pathology and therapeutics.†   (source)
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