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neuropsychiatry

[noo r-oh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-, ˌnyʊər-/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine dealing with diseases involving the mind and nervous system.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; neuro- + psychiatry
Related forms
neuropsychiatric
[noo r-oh-sahy-kee-a-trik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌsaɪ kiˈæ trɪk, ˌnyʊər-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
neuropsychiatrist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatry

/ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of psychiatry that investigates the links between mental illness and organic disease of the brain
Derived Forms
neuropsychiatric (ˌnjʊərəʊˌsaɪkɪˈætrɪk) adjective
neuropsychiatrist, noun
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neuropsychiatry in Medicine

neuropsychiatry neu·ro·psy·chi·a·try (nur'ō-sĭ-kī'ə-trē, -sī-, nyur'-)
n.
The medical science dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system.

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