Treatment

Treatment may refer to:

  • Treatment, therapy used to remedy a health problem
  • Treatment, a process or intervention in the design of experiments
  • Treatment group, a collection of items or individuals given the same treatment in an experiment
  • Water treatment
  • Sewage treatment
  • Surface treatment or surface finishing, processes used to improve the surface of a manufactured item
  • National treatment, economic term for the principle that foreigners and domestic nationals are treated equally
  • Film treatment, prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay
  • In the card game bridge, a treatment is the meaning associated with a natural bid as distinct from a conventional bid

Famous quotes containing the word treatment:

    If the study of all these sciences, which we have enumerated, should ever bring us to their mutual association and relationship, and teach us the nature of the ties which bind them together, I believe that the diligent treatment of them will forward the objects which we have in view, and that the labor, which otherwise would be fruitless, will be well bestowed.
    Plato (c. 427–347 B.C.)

    The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

    Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)