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Relating to psychiatry.


Etymology: Gk, psyche, mind, iatreia, treatment
pertaining to psychiatry.


adjective Referring or pertaining to psychiatry or mental disorders.


adjective Pertaining to psychiatry, mental disorders


Relating to psychiatry.

Patient discussion about psychiatric

Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?

A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..

Q. Do psychiatric meds cause weight gain?

A. Some people gain weight while taking medications and need to pay extra attention to diet and exercise to control their weight.

Q. Diet & exercise do not help since being on several psychiatric meds. Any suggestions?

A. hmmm...some of the psychiatric meds. do tend to change your body weight through affecting hunger regions in your brain, changing your hormon levels and so forth. i started this process too and i went to my Dr. and he changed my treatment to other medication. i sugget you do the same- go talk to your Dr. about changing the meds.

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The event concluded with a panel discussion and a question and answers session during which participants were able to discus specific recommendations to address their patients' needs for comprehensive psychiatric and medical care in the non-psychiatric setting.
In 1993, community hospitals in Michigan had 3,041 adult psychiatric beds and 729 child/adolescent psychiatric beds.
Children may get involved in delinquent behaviours such as theft as part of psychiatric disorders like Kleptomania.
The presence of psychiatric disorder was maximum in age group of 16-30 years.
Psychiatric service will not be interrupted between the demolition of one campus and the opening of the psychiatric unit at 123 Summer St.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2009, the national median wages for psychiatric technicians were $13.
As an outgrowth of the priorities established by the Council, dissemination of information related to psychiatric rehabilitation in rehabilitation counseling is one of the primary objectives.
In 1970, about 80% of psychiatric beds were in state-and county-run mental hospitals.
The new Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center building will provide a modern therapeutic environment that will support the provision of high quality, effective clinical treatment, and support the recovery of children and their families.
The percentage of these patients treated in general hospitals, rather than in psychiatric hospitals, increased from 82% in 1982-1983, to 87% in 2002-2003.
Sullum wrongly asserts that psychiatric diagnoses "generally imply that the 'patient' either does not properly understand his own interests or is not capable of acting on them" and that therefore "the threat of involuntary treatment always bangs in the background.

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