psy·​cho·​ge·​ri·​at·​rics | \ -ˌjer-ē-ˈa-triks, -ˌjir- How to pronounce psychogeriatrics (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychogeriatrics

: a branch of psychiatry concerned with behavioral and emotional disorders among the elderly

Other Words from psychogeriatrics

psychogeriatric \ -​trik How to pronounce psychogeriatric (audio) \ adjective

Learn More about psychogeriatrics

Share psychogeriatrics

Comments on psychogeriatrics

What made you want to look up psychogeriatrics? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a flaw that causes the downfall of a hero

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Green Quiz

  • shamrock
  • What is the best definition of green-eyed monster?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!