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orthopsychiatry

 [or″tho-si-ki´ah-tre]
an interdisciplinary field that combines psychiatry with principles of psychology, sociology, social work, and other fields in the study and practice of maintaining or restoring mental health, emphasizing a prophylactic approach to mental disease.

or·tho·psy·chi·a·try

(ōr'thō-sī-kī'ă-trē), Although the p in the diphthong ps is normally silent only at the beginning of a word, by long tradition the p of words based on psyche is also silent even when it occurs within a word.
A cross-disciplinary science combining child psychiatry, developmental psychology, pediatrics, and family care devoted to the discovery, prevention, and treatment of mental and psychological disorders in children and adolescents.

orthopsychiatry

(ôr′thō-sĭ-kī′ə-trē, -sī-)
n.
The psychiatric study, treatment, and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems, especially of those that arise during early development.

or′tho·psy′chi·at′ric (-sī′kē-ăt′rĭk), or′tho·psy′chi·at′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
or′tho·psy·chi′a·trist n.

or·tho·psy·chi·a·try

(ōr'thō-sī-kī'ă-trē)
A cross-disciplinary science combining child psychiatry, developmental psychology, pediatrics, and family care devoted to the discovery, prevention, and treatment of mental and psychological disorders in children and adolescents.
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American Orthopsychiatric Association, Research Monographs (No.3).
Paper presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, Chicago, IL.
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, Arlington, VA.
3: Conference: Children in toxic situations; Toronto; American Orthopsychiatric Association & Sparrow Lake Alliance; amerortho@aol.com
Cook et al., "Disclosure of Donor Insemination: Parental Attitudes" (1995) 65 American Journal of Orthopsychiatric Association 549 at 553.
An earlier version of this article was presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, April 1998, Washington, DC.
Head Start has been suggested as the most effective venue for the initiation of such a system of early detection and prevention in neighborhoods in which risk factors such as broken families, underemployment, and limited access to health or social services are present in their most serious form (American Orthopsychiatric Association, 1994; Forness & Finn, 1993; Lopez, Tarullo, Forness & Boyce, 2000; Mrazek & Haggerty, 1994; Phillips & Cabrerra, 1996).
The Physicians for Social Responsibility held a related symposium in 1982 in New York, and special sessions occurred at the 1982 and 1984 meetings of the American Orthopsychiatric Association.
Nevertheless, he is about to be awarded yet another prize-the Hayman Award for Holocaust and Genocide Study-this time by the American Orthopsychiatric Association (Ortho), in Arlington, Virginia, on April 10.
American Orthopsychiatric Association Meeting, Toronto, April 9,
Eisenbud of Harvard, who recently presented a review of research on this issue at an American Orthopsychiatric Association meeting, sees more in the data.
3: Conference: Children in toxic situations; American Orthopsychiatric Association & Sparrow Lake Alliance, amerortho@aol.com