1. [ noun ] (medicine,psychiatry) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Synonyms: psychological_medicine psychopathology
Related terms: medicine psychotherapy defense mental_disorder denial autism confabulation expansive regression anorexia_nervosa confabulate analyze acting_out intellectualisation resistance idealization projection rationalization compensation repression conversion paramnesia major_depressive_episode displacement echolalia overcompensation reaction_formation isolation suppress
Similar spelling:   psychiatric