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

Other Words from orthopsychiatry

orthopsychiatric \ˌȯr-​thə-​ˌsī-​kē-​ˈa-​trik \ adjective
orthopsychiatrist \ˌȯr-​thə-​sə-​ˈkī-​ə-​trist, -​(ˌ)sī-​ \ noun

First Known Use of orthopsychiatry

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of orthopsychiatry was circa 1927

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orthopsychiatry

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

Medical Definition of orthopsychiatry 

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

Other Words from orthopsychiatry

orthopsychiatric \-​ˌsī-​kē-​ˈa-​trik \ adjective

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