Definitions for orthopsychiatryˌɔr θoʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or•tho•psy•chi•a•tryˌɔr θoʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-(n.)
an approach to psychiatry that is concerned with the prophylactic treatment of behavioral disorders, esp. in young people.
branch of psychiatry concerned with the prevention of mental illness, especially in the young
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The study and treatment of human behavior problems utilizing principles derived from the behavioral, medical, and social science with emphasis on promotion of mental health.
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