Psychiatry definition

sĭ-kīə-trē, sī-
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that deals with mental and emotional disorders.

An example of psychiatry is a professional who studies people with severe paranoia.

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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
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The branch of medicine concerned with the study, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the mind, including psychoses and neuroses, emotional maladjustments, etc.
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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
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(medicine) The branch of medicine that subjectively diagnoses, treats, and studies mental illness and behavioural conditions.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
psychiatry
Plural:
psychiatries

Origin of psychiatry

  • From psych- +"Ž -iatry.

    From Wiktionary