dynamic psychiatry

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the branch of health science that deals with the study, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. adj., adj psychiat´ric.
biological psychiatry that which emphasizes biochemical, pharmacological, and neurological causes and treatment approaches.
community psychiatry the branch of psychiatry concerned with the detection, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders in a designated geographical area, with emphasis on environmental factors.
descriptive psychiatry psychiatry based on the study of observable symptoms and behavioral phenomena, rather than underlying psychodynamic processes.
dynamic psychiatry psychiatry based on the study of the mental mechanisms and emotional processes that govern and motivate human behavior, rather than observable behavioral phenomena.
forensic psychiatry that dealing with the legal aspects of mental disorders.
geriatric psychiatry geropsychiatry.
preventive psychiatry a broad term referring to the amelioration, control, and limitation of psychiatric disability.
social psychiatry that concerned with the cultural and social factors that engender, precipitate, intensify, or prolong maladaptive patterns of behavior and complicate treatment.
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psy·cho·an·a·lyt·ic psy·chi·a·try

psychiatric theory and practice emphasizing the principles of psychoanalysis.
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psy·cho·an·a·lyt·ic psy·chi·a·try

(sī'kō-an'ă-lit'ik sī-kī'ă-trē)
Psychiatric theory and practice emphasizing the principles of psychoanalysis.
Synonym(s): dynamic psychiatry.
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By the 1970s, however, dynamic psychiatry was perceived as unscientific, with vague diagnoses, unfalsifiable etiological theories, and weak standards of effectiveness.
[Original English edition: (1970), The Discovery of the Unconscious: The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry; London: Allen Lane].
Taking a clinical approach, de Vries concentrates on the psychodynamics of the family firm, drawing on concepts and theories from psychoanalytic psychology, dynamic psychiatry, child development theory, personality theory, cognition and family systems theory.
The 25-bed Dynamic Psychiatry Institute in Oton town in Iloilo is full, according to Dr.
I think this publication, which was assembled by a committee of leaders within the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psychoanalytical Association, the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, the division of psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association, and the National Membership Comittee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, is important.

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