Related formspsy·chi·at·ric [sahy-kee-a-trik] /ˌsaɪ kiˈæ trɪk/, psy·chi·at·ri·cal, adjectivepsy·chi·at·ri·cal·ly, adverbnon·psy·chi·at·ric, adjective
Examples from the Web for psychiatric
Du Pont, 57, was initially declared “actively psychotic” and unfit for trial by a judge, and ordered to a psychiatric hospital.
We have 10 times as many mentally ill individuals behind bars than in psychiatric hospitals.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shortly after returning home, it was discovered that the children did, in fact, have significant medical and psychiatric problems.Couple Sues Over Russian ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Adoption of Disabled Kids|Tina Traster|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Medical and psychiatric services cost a $5 co-payment per visit.‘Progressive Jail’ Is a 21st-Century Hell, Inmates Complain|Sarah Shourd|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police violently grabbed him and now Monakhov is facing a psychiatric exam.Russia Lies About Invading Ukraine as It Invades Ukraine|Anna Nemtsova|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The charges— Do you wish a psychiatric examination—claiming no responsibility?The Pirates of Ersatz|Murray Leinster
Probably the most difficult experience if you are hospitalized for a psychiatric condition is leaving, not entering, the hospital.
Unorna had listened attentively, as she always did when Keyork delivered himself of a serious opinion upon a psychiatric case.The Witch of Prague|F. Marion Crawford
Do I understand, Doctor Chalmers, that you would be willing to submit to psychiatric examination?The Edge of the Knife|Henry Beam Piper
Psychiatric nurses have received special training in psychiatry and often are a major source of human warmth and caring.
British Dictionary definitions for psychiatric (1 of 2)
Derived Formspsychiatrically, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for psychiatric (2 of 2)
Derived Formspsychiatrist, noun
Medicine definitions for psychiatric (1 of 2)
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The medical science that studies and treats mental illness and mental maladjustment. Psychiatrists treat mental disorders; psychologists study mental activities, whether healthy or disordered. In the United States, psychiatrists usually hold the degree of doctor of medicine (M.D.) and may prescribe medication for their patients.