orthopsychiatrical

orthopsychiatry

[awr-thoh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-]
noun
an approach to psychiatry concerned with the study and treatment of behavioral disorders, especially of young people.

Origin:
1920–25; ortho- + psychiatry

orthopsychiatric [awr-thoh-sahy-kee-a-trik] , orthopsychiatrical, adjective
orthopsychiatrist, noun
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orthopsychiatry (ˌɔːθəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ)
 
n
the study and treatment of mental disorders with emphasis on prevention during childhood
 
orthopsychiatric
 
adj
 
orthopsy'chiatrist
 
n

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orthopsychiatry or·tho·psy·chi·a·try (ôr'thō-sĭ-kī'ə-trē, -sī-)
n.
The psychiatric study, treatment, and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems, especially of those that arise during early development.

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