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psychogeriatrics

[sahy-koh-jeer-ee-a-triks] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌdʒɪər iˈæ trɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the psychology of old age.
Origin of psychogeriatrics
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; psycho- + geriatrics
Related forms
psychogeriatric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for psychogeriatrics

psychogeriatrics

/ˌsaɪkəʊdʒɛrɪˈætrɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (med) the branch of health care concerned with the study, diagnosis, and sometimes treatment of mentally disordered older people Compare geriatrics
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