Meaning of “psychiatric” in the English Dictionary

"psychiatric" in British English

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uk /ˌsaɪ.kiˈæt.rɪk/ us /ˌsaɪ.kiˈæt.rɪk/

of or relating to the study of mental illness:

psychiatric treatment
a psychiatric patient
the hospital's psychiatric unit

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adverb uk /ˌsaɪ.kiˈæt.rɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌsaɪ.kiˈæt.rɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “psychiatric” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)