Definition of psychiatric in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪkɪˈatrɪk/


Relating to mental illness or its treatment: a psychiatric disorder
More example sentences
  • It emerged that Sharpe had a history of mental instability and had had psychiatric treatment.
  • He was currently unemployable and had received psychiatric treatment for depression.
  • His injuries have forced him to take early retirement and he now receives psychiatric treatment.



Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪkɪˈatrɪk(ə)li/
Example sentences
  • The problem is how to get the psychiatrically ill person to see the psychiatrist.
  • There have been no studies examining treatment responses in psychiatrically ill Ecstasy users, and the risks of using psychiatric medications in these patients are unknown.
  • Our colleagues may not be identifying their psychiatrically ill patients in their practice as they ought to, because when they do, they have no place to send them.


Pronunciation: /-kɪˈatrɪk(ə)l/

Words that rhyme with psychiatric

geriatric, paediatric (US pediatric), Patrick, theatric

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Line breaks: psy¦chi|atric

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