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Meaning of PSYCHIATRY

Pronunciation:  si'kIutree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
 

PSYCHIATRY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: psychological medicine, psychopathology
 
 See Also: medical specialty, medicine, mental hygiene, psychotherapeutics, psychotherapy

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness. Psychiatrists can prescribe medicines, whereas clinical psychologists cannot.
 

 

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