community psychiatry

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community psychiatry com·mu·ni·ty psychiatry (kə-myōō'nĭ-tē)
n.
Psychiatry focusing on detection, prevention, early treatment, and rehabilitation of emotional and behavioral disorders as they develop in a community.

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