[awr-thoh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-] /ˌɔr θoʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-/

an approach to concerned with the study and treatment of behavioral disorders, especially of young people.
the study and treatment of mental disorders with emphasis on prevention during childhood

orthopsychiatry or·tho·psy·chi·a·try (ôr’thō-sĭ-kī’ə-trē, -sī-)
The psychiatric study, treatment, and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems, especially of those that arise during early development.


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