orthopsychiatry

noun or·tho·psy·chi·a·try \ ˌȯr-thə-sə-ˈkī-ə-trē , -(ˌ)sī- \

Definition of orthopsychiatry

:psychiatry concerned especially with the prevention and treatment of mental and behavioral disorders in youth

orthopsychiatric

play \ˌȯr-thə-ˌsī-kē-ˈa-trik\ adjective

orthopsychiatrist

play \ˌȯr-thə-sə-ˈkī-ə-trist, -(ˌ)sī-\ noun

First Known Use of orthopsychiatry

circa 1927


Medical Dictionary

orthopsychiatry

noun or·tho·psy·chi·a·try \ -sə-ˈkī-ə-trē, -(ˌ)sī- \

medical Definition of orthopsychiatry

plural orthopsychiatries
:prophylactic psychiatry concerned especially with incipient mental and behavioral disorders in youth

orthopsychiatric

play \-ˌsī-kē-ˈa-trik\ adjective

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