ortho-psychiatrist

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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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