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1.
(mŭ-thěr'ə-pē)
n.

1. The treatment of emotional distress through the use of motherly comfort, humor, and problem-solving techniques designed to encourage communication of conflicts and insight into problems, with the goal being relief of symptoms, changes in behavior leading to improved social and vocational functioning, and personality growth
After a difficult day at work, Linnea called her mom for some motherapy.
by JF-P February 02, 2010