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social psychiatry

noun

Medical Definition of SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY

1
:  a branch of psychiatry that deals in collaboration with related specialties (as sociology and anthropology) with the influence of social and cultural factors on the causation, course, and outcome of mental disorder
2
:  the application of psychodynamic principles to the solution of social problems
April 28, 2015
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