primal scream therapy
noun Date: 1971 psychotherapy in which the patient recalls and reenacts a particularly disturbing past experience usually occurring early in life and expresses normally repressed anger or frustration especially through spontaneous and unrestrained screams, hysteria, or violence — called also primal therapy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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