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.
References in periodicals archive ?
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(2), 157-166.
Golombok (2005a):"Going it Alone: Solo Mothers and Their Infants Conceived by Donor Insemination", American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75(2), pp.
Otro trabajo realizado con ninos de zonas empobrecidas de Peru se publico en 1969 en la American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (Revista Americana de Ortopsiquiatria), esta vez con la coautoria del doctor Henry Ricciuti (Pollitt & Ricciuti, 1969).
1997, Factors associated with subjective burden in siblings of adults with severe mental illness, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 67, 2, 231-241.
Numerous published studies confirm mental health difficulties, including depression, guilt, anxiety and alcohol and drug abuse following abortion versus following delivery (American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Southern Medical Journal, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Science Monitor, Journal of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Acta Paediatrica 94; Journal of Youth & Adolescence).
ORTHOPSYCHIATRY 203, 211, 213 (1995) and Susan Golombok & Fiona Tasker, Do Parents Influence the Sexual Orientation of Their Children?
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 2011a, Accepted for Publication.
4 (1996): 349-65; Cecile Rousseau, Aline Drapeau, and Ellen Corin, "School Performance and Emotional Problems in Refugee Children," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 66, no.
2007), "Child Adjustment and Parenting in Planned Lesbian-Parent Families," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 77(1): 3848.
Castle J, Groothues C, Bredenkamp D et al, 'Effects of qualities of early institutional care on cognitive attainment', American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 69:4, pp 424-37, 1999
This study has been published on line in the April issue of the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
One group of authors, presenting a study of eleven cases of father-daughter incest at the annual meeting of Orthopsychiatry in 1953, was sharply criticized by a respondent who began her comments with the observation, "most of us have trained ourselves to skepticism toward the claims of young girls who maintain that they have been seduced by their fathers, since we recognize the strength and reality value such fantasies can assume particularly in adolescence.