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1. psychiatry

noun. ['saɪˈkaɪətri, sɪˈkaɪətri'] the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

Synonyms

  • psychotherapy
  • psychopathology
  • alienism
  • medical specialty
  • mental hygiene
  • psychological medicine
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • -iatry (English)
  • ἰατρεία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • psych- (English)

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Rhymes with Psychiatry

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Sentences with psychiatry


1. Noun, singular or mass
In fields such as psychotherapy or psychiatry, for example, objective standards can be misleading.

Quotes about psychiatry


1. Comedy is still alive, and there are still funny people. Jews are still overrepresented in comedy and psychiatry and underrepresented in the priesthood. That immigrant Jewish humor is still with us.
- Robert Klein

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