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.
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orthopsychiatry

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

the branch of psychiatry that deals with incipient disorders of mind and conduct, especially in childhood and youth. — orthopsychiatrist, n. — orthopsychiatric, orthopsychiatrical, adj.
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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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"Developmental Relationships as the Active Ingredient: A Unifying Working Hypothesis of "What Works" across Intervention Settings." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(2), 2012: 157-166.
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).
"The nationwide movement to increase school security seems to have displaced efforts to prevent school violence through psychological interventions," Cornell said in the (http://www.apa.org/pubs/highlights/podcasts/episode-04.aspx) American Journal of Orthopsychiatry  last year.
2014 American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (Issue 6) <http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/ort/>.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1996; 66: 197-206.
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?
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.