Definition of orthopsychiatry in English:

orthopsychiatry

noun

  • The branch of psychiatry concerned with the study and prevention of mental or behavioral disorders, with emphasis on child development and family life.

    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

orthopsychiatry

/ˌôrTHōˌsīˈkīətrē//ˌôrTHōsəˈkīətrē/