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Psychiatry   /saɪkˈaɪətri/  /sɪkˈaɪətri/   Listen
Psychiatry

noun
1.
The branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.  Synonyms: psychological medicine, psychopathology.






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"Psychiatry" Quotes from Famous Books



... with histories of cases where the statement of delusions, unrecognized as such, has created much trouble in courts and out, but this type of case is too well known to need any illustration. Text books of psychiatry deal with the falsifications of paranoia and other insanities. That the really insane also sometimes lie pathologically, that is, tell for no normal purpose what they adequately know to be untrue, is a fact not so well understood. But even that we need not be especially concerned ...
— Pathology of Lying, Etc. • William and Mary Healy



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