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psychogeriatrics


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The branch of medicine devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders affecting old people. Compare geriatrics. [From Greek psyche mind + geras old age + iatros a doctor + -ikos of, relating to, or resembling]

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.


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