psychological medicine

psychological medicine
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Syn: ↑psychiatry, ↑psychopathology
Derivationally related forms: ↑psychopathological (for: ↑psychopathology), ↑psychopathologic (for: ↑psychopathology), ↑psychiatric (for: ↑psychiatry), ↑psychiatrical (for: ↑psychiatry), ↑psychiatrist (for: ↑psychiatry)
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Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty

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1. : medicine studied or practiced from the standpoint of the patient as an individual : psychosomatics

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