from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The psychiatric study, treatment, and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems, especially of those that arise during early development.
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- n. branch of psychiatry concerned with the prevention of mental illness, especially in the young
ortho- + psychiatry (Wiktionary)
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