child psychiatry


noun

the branch of psychiatry specializing in the treatment of children.
psychiatric techniques used in therapy for children.

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Medical definitions for child psychiatry

child psychiatry

n.

The branch of psychiatry that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders in children.
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