from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
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- n. The branch of medicine that subjectively diagnoses, treats, and studies mental illness and behavioural conditions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The treatment of mental diseases.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
From psych- + -iatry. (Wiktionary)