Psychiatric
Psychiatric Psy`chi*at"ric, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to psychiatry. [1913 Webster]

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  • psychiatric — [sī΄kē a′trik] adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or associated with psychiatry 2. affecting mental or emotional processes [psychiatric side effects] 3. affected by mental illness [psychiatric patients] psychiatrically adv …   Universalium

  • psychiatric — [sī΄kē a′trik] adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or associated with psychiatry 2. affecting mental or emotional processes [psychiatric side effects] 3. affected by mental illness [psychiatric patients] psychiatrically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Psychiatric — Pertaining to or within the purview of psychiatry, the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness. Psychiatric may refer to mental illness. For example, the 42 year old man had a long history of… …   Medical dictionary

  • psychiatric — [[t]sa͟ɪkiæ̱trɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Psychiatric means relating to psychiatry. We finally insisted that he seek psychiatric help. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Psychiatric means involving mental illness. About 4% of the prison population have chronic psychiatric… …   English dictionary

  • psychiatric — psy|chi|at|ric [ˌsaıkiˈætrık] adj relating to the study and treatment of mental illness ▪ a psychiatric hospital ▪ a psychiatric nurse ▪ Charles was suffering from a psychiatric disorder (=mental illness) . >psychiatrically [ kli] adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • psychiatric — psy|chi|at|ric [ ,saıki ætrık ] adjective * connected with the treatment of mental illness: a psychiatric unit psychiatric nursing a. involving mental illness: psychiatric disorders/problems …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • psychiatric */ — UK [ˌsaɪkɪˈætrɪk] / US adjective a) connected with the treatment of mental illness a psychiatric unit psychiatric nursing/disorders b) involving mental illness psychiatric disorders/problems Derived word: psychiatrically adverb …   English dictionary

  • psychiatric — adjective connected with the study and treatment of mental illness: He ll have to undergo psychiatric treatment at the hospital. | psychiatric unit psychiatrically / kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • psychiatric — adjective relating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry (Freq. 1) psychiatric disorder psychiatric hospital • Syn: ↑psychiatrical • Pertains to noun: ↑psychiatry (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychiatric — adj. Psychiatric is used with these nouns: ↑assessment, ↑care, ↑clinic, ↑condition, ↑consultation, ↑diagnosis, ↑disability, ↑disorder, ↑disturbance, ↑evaluation, ↑examination, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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