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Psychiatry

The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.

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Psychiatry in Literature

Written or other literary works whose subject matter is related to mental disorders or psychiatry from the lay or practitioner perspective.

Year introduced: 2016

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Diagnosis, Dual (Psychiatry)

The co-existence of a substance abuse disorder with a psychiatric disorder. The diagnostic principle is based on the fact that it has been found often that chemically dependent patients also have psychiatric problems of various degrees of severity.

Year introduced: 1994

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Preventive Psychiatry

A discipline concerned with the prevention of mental illness and the promotion of mental health.

Year introduced: 1991(1975)

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Military Psychiatry

Branch of psychiatry concerned with problems related to the prevention, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of mental or emotional disorders of Armed Forces personnel.

Year introduced: 1980

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Geriatric Psychiatry

A subspecialty of psychiatry concerned with the mental health of the aged.

Year introduced: 1975

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Forensic Psychiatry

Psychiatry in its legal aspects. This includes criminology, penology, commitment of mentally ill, the psychiatrist's role in compensation cases, the problems of releasing information to the court, and of expert testimony.

Year introduced: 1969

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Community Psychiatry

Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.

Year introduced: 1980

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Child Psychiatry

The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders in children.

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Biological Psychiatry

An interdisciplinary science concerned with studies of the biological bases of behavior - biochemical, genetic, physiological, and neurological - and applying these to the understanding and treatment of mental illness.

Year introduced: 1984

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Adolescent Psychiatry

The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders in individuals 13-18 years.

Year introduced: 1967

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Ethnopsychology

Comparative PSYCHOLOGY of different ethnic and cultural groups.

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Addiction Medicine

A medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR disorders, including SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS and IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS; and the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions

Year introduced: 2018

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