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psychogeriatric

/ (ˌsaɪkəʊdʒɛrɪˈætrɪk) /
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adjective
Technical (of an older person) no longer in touch with everyday realities; exhibiting delusions; mentally incompetent
noun
  1. offensive a confused old person
  2. an impersonal label for a patient, as a unit, requiring institutional services appropriate for a mentally disordered old person
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