psychiatric

adjective
psy·​chi·​at·​ric | \ ˌsī-kē-ˈa-trik How to pronounce psychiatric (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychiatric

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

Other Words from psychiatric

psychiatrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychiatrically (audio) \ adverb

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“Psychiatric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psychiatric. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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