biologic psychiatry

bi·o·log·ic psy·chi·a·try

a branch of psychiatry that emphasizes molecular, genetic, and pharmacologic approaches in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

biologic psychiatry,

a school of psychiatric thought that stresses the physical, chemical, and neurologic causes of and treatments for mental and emotional disorders.

bi·o·log·ic psy·chi·a·try

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik sī-kī'ă-trē)
A branch of the medical discipline that emphasizes molecular, genetic, and pharmacologic methods in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
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Ross, C & Pare, A 1995, Pseudoscience in biologic psychiatry, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
Yudofsky's area of academic interest is biologic psychiatry, particularly neuropsychiatry which focuses on the psychiatric aspects of neurologic illnesses in head injury, Alzheimer's disease, stroke and seizure disorder.
Results were presented as a poster at a meeting of the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health and published in Biologic Psychiatry (2009;65:600-6).
Sackeim, emeritus chief of the department of biologic psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Sackeim, chief of biologic psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York.