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Descriptor in English: Psychiatry
Descriptor in Spanish: Psiquiatría
Descriptor in Portuguese: Psiquiatria
Descriptor in French: Psychiatrie
Entry term(s): Psychiatrist
Psychiatrists
Tree number(s): F04.096.544
H02.403.690
Scope note: The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.
Annotation: specialty only; do not confuse with MENTAL DISORDERS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 12007
Descriptor UI: D011570
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Psychiatry - Preferred
Concept UI M0017987
Scope note The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.
Preferred term Psychiatry
Psychiatrists - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017986
Preferred term Psychiatrists
Entry term(s) Psychiatrist



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