- The branch of psychiatry concerned with the prevention of mental or behavioural disorders, especially by studying borderline cases.More example sentences
- I heard him speak at orthopsychiatry meetings where he criticized American intelligence tests for focusing only on measured achievements in learning rather than on the problem-solving processes.
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- Since the inception of modern child psychiatry in the orthopsychiatric and child guidance movement before World War II, the multidisciplinary and multimodal approach to treatment has been virtually the standard of practice.
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