orthopsychiatry


or·tho·psy·chi·a·try

noun \-sə-ˈkī-ə-trē, -(ˌ)sī-\

Definition of ORTHOPSYCHIATRY

:  psychiatry concerned especially with the prevention and treatment of mental and behavioral disorders in youth
or·tho·psy·chi·at·ric \-ˌsī-kē-ˈa-trik\ adjective
or·tho·psy·chi·a·trist \-sə-ˈkī-ə-trist, -(ˌ)sī-\ noun

First Known Use of ORTHOPSYCHIATRY

circa 1927

or·tho·psy·chi·a·try

noun \-sə-ˈkī-ə-trē, -(ˌ)sī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural or·tho·psy·chi·a·tries

Medical Definition of ORTHOPSYCHIATRY

: prophylactic psychiatry concerned especially with incipient mental and behavioral disorders in youth
or·tho·psy·chi·at·ric \-ˌsī-kē-ˈa-trik\ adjective

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