orthopsychiatry

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or·tho·psy·chi·a·try

 (ôr′thō-sĭ-kī′ə-trē, -sī-)
n.
The psychiatric study, treatment, and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems, especially of those that arise during early development.

or′tho·psy′chi·at′ric (-sī′kē-ăt′rĭk), or′tho·psy′chi·at′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
or′tho·psy·chi′a·trist n.

orthopsychiatry

(ˌɔːθəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ)
n
(Psychiatry) the study and treatment of mental disorders with emphasis on prevention during childhood
orthopsychiatric adj
ˌorthopsyˈchiatrist n

or•tho•psy•chi•a•try

(ˌɔr θoʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-)

n.
an approach to psychiatry that is concerned with the prophylactic treatment of behavioral disorders, esp. in young people.
or`tho•psy•chi′a•trist, n.

orthopsychiatry

the branch of psychiatry that deals with incipient disorders of mind and conduct, especially in childhood and youth. — orthopsychiatrist, n. — orthopsychiatric, orthopsychiatrical, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
Translations

or·tho·psy·chi·a·try

n. ortopsiquiatría, rama de la psiquiatría que comprende psiquiatría infantil, pediatría e higiene mental y se dedica a la prevención y tratamiento de trastornos psicológicos en niños y adolescentes.
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