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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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We have great immigrant male psychiatrists giving an excellent example of how masculinity and psychiatry can be reconciled and some great women immigrants whose maternal tenderness can work wonders in some of our psychiatrically ill patients where a more masculine approach is futile.
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By implying that individuals are to blame for the beauty system and the oppressive constraints of femininity, feminists are unwittingly complicit in the creation of "bad" patients--even to the extent of portraying these women as psychiatrically disturbed and legally incompetent to make decisions about their own bodies.
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