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noun as in psychobabble

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It combines pickup techniques supposedly inspired by evolutionary psychology with self-help pseudoscience.

Bookstores are stocked with self-help books telling girls how to bag a millionaire.

I feel for the writer, Ed Docx, (author of the brilliant novel Self Help).

Sure, there is an array of “self-help” guides available in the world.

Anderson says some of the men who come to his self-help organization have waited over 60 years to reveal their abuse.

Oh, what power ever made us so tender, so incapable of self-help, as to have us undergo and feel such terrific suffering!

The spirit of independence or self-help is the one thing necessary.

Excellent Victory indeed; sharp striking, swift self-help on our part.

The individualist virtue of 'self-help' was not confined to successful money-making or to the wealthier classes.

Side by side with this self-help there has long existed a comprehensive system of free mutual help.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-help, such as: argot, buzzword, jargon, patter, pop psych, and psychospeak.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.