psychogeriatrics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

psy·​cho·​ge·​ri·​at·​rics -ˌjer-ē-ˈa-triks, -ˌjir- How to pronounce psychogeriatrics (audio)
: a branch of psychiatry concerned with behavioral and emotional disorders among the elderly
psychogeriatric adjective

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“Psychogeriatrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psychogeriatrics. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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