See also: psychiatrie

German edit

Etymology edit

Coined by German physician Johann Christian Reil in 1808 (originally in the form Psychiaterie).[1][2][3] By surface analysis, psycho- +‎ -iatrie.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /psyçi̯aˈtʁiː/, [psy.çaˈtʁiː], [ˌpsʏ-], [-çi.aˈtʁiː] (quadrisyllabic pronunciation is unusual in practice)
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  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Hyphenation: Psy‧chi‧a‧trie or Psych‧ia‧trie

Noun edit

Psychiatrie f (genitive Psychiatrie, plural Psychiatrien)

  1. psychiatry
    Synonym: Seelenheilkunde
  2. mental hospital

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References edit

  1. ^ Reil, Johann Christian (1808), “Über den Begriff der Medicin und ihre Verzweigungen, besonders in Beziehung auf die Berichtigung der Topik der Psychiaterie [On the term of medicine and its branches, especially with regard to the rectification of the topic of psychiatry]”, in Beyträge zur Beförderung einer Kurmethode auf psychischem Wege [Contributions to the advancement of a treatment method by way of the psyche]‎[1], Halle, page 161
  2. ^ Andreas Marneros (July 2008), “Psychiatry's 200th birthday”, in The British Journal of Psychiatry[2], volume 193, issue 1, pages 1–3
  3. ^ Devin K. Binder, M.D., Ph.D; Karl Schaller, M.D.; Hans Clusmann, M.D. (November 2007), “The seminal contributions of Johann-Christian Reil to anatomy, physiology, and psychiatry”, in Neurosurgery[3], volume 61, issue 5, →PMID, pages 1091–1096

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