psychiatric

adjective

psy·​chi·​at·​ric ˌsī-kē-ˈa-trik How to pronounce psychiatric (audio)
1
: relating to or employed in psychiatry
psychiatric disorders
psychiatric drugs
2
: engaged in the practice of psychiatry : dealing with cases of mental illness
psychiatric experts
psychiatric nursing
a psychiatric ward
psychiatrically adverb

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“Psychiatric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psychiatric. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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