social psychiatry

n.

The branch of psychiatry that deals with the relationship between social environment and mental illness.

Nearby words

  1. social networking site,
  2. social organization,
  3. social pathology,
  4. social phobia,
  5. social process,
  6. social psychology,
  7. social realism,
  8. social register,
  9. social science,
  10. social scientist


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