neu·​ro·​psy·​chi·​a·​try | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-sə-ˈkī-ə-trē, -sī-, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuropsychiatry

: a branch of medicine concerned with both neurology and psychiatry

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neuropsychiatric \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌsī-​kē-​ˈa-​trik , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective
neuropsychiatrically \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌsī-​kē-​ˈa-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adverb
neuropsychiatrist \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​sə-​ˈkī-​ə-​trist , -​sī-​, ˌnyu̇r-​ \ noun

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The deal, which is expected to be finalized in the second quarter of this year, would be Biogen’s first program in th field of neuropsychiatry., "Biogen pays Pfizer $75 million for schizophrenia treatment," 13 Mar. 2018 After earning his medical degree from India’s Karnataka University, Ahmed completed his residency at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center with a focus on neuropsychiatry. Kevin Acee,, "Local center seeks advances in brain health the right way," 15 Jan. 2018 Janice Stevens, staff psychiatrist at the neuropsychiatry branch of the National Institute of Mental Health, told The Post. William Grimes, New York Times, "Marian C. Diamond, 90, Student of the Brain, Is Dead," 16 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of neuropsychiatry

1918, in the meaning defined above

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neu·​ro·​psy·​chi·​a·​try | \ -sə-ˈkī-ə-trē, -sī- \
plural neuropsychiatries

Medical Definition of neuropsychiatry

: a branch of medicine concerned with both neurology and psychiatry

Other Words from neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatric \ -​ˌsī-​kē-​ˈa-​trik \ adjective
neuropsychiatrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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