American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The treatment of mental diseases.
- n. medicine The branch of medicine that subjectively diagnoses, treats, and studies mental illness and behavioural conditions.
- n. the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
- From psych- + -iatry. (Wiktionary)
“Up next, my interview with a scientologist whose organization investigates what they call psychiatry -- psychiatric abuses.”
“And this is what got Rush into what we know as psychiatry, the idea of treating these people as organically ill, as well as, you know, psychologically ill.”
“He appears to have no understanding of the differences among subtypes of depression and makes claims that any physician with a halfway decent background in psychiatry would find absurd.”
“Antipsychiatric personality disorder: persons who believe and vehemently argue that modern psychiatry is all wrong and use very selective examination of evidence to support that view.”
“Just as in the rest of medicine -- cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, etc., the field of psychiatry is ever changing and our knowledge base is rapidly expanding.”
“Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of clinical and school psychologists, teachers, school counselors and school social workers, fellows in psychiatry, and psychology graduate students”
“If only there was a way to invest in psychiatry-r-us or something.”
“Related news: Tom Cruise produced a competing version of this film in which a public school kid enrolls at a private school, where he teaches impressionable rich kids that psychiatry is a pseudo science, throws away their medicine and charges them exorbitant fees for “personality tests.””
“Schubert were developing their interest in psychiatry, and both were also moving from a philosophy of nature to an interest in time.”
“According to Scientology. org, “psychiatry is not a science.””
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...with grateful thanks to telofy (for "cnidarian"), and to the song "Crazy ABC's" by Barenaked Ladies.
of or relating to doctors or medical treatment
The omission of a sound, letter, or syllable from a word.
the fields of psychology and psychiatry are rife with fantastic words. these are some of my favorites.
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