Psychiatric vs Psychiatrize - What's the difference?

psychiatric | psychiatrize |


As an adjective psychiatric

is of, or relating to, psychiatry.

As a verb psychiatrize is

to make psychiatric; to bring into the realm of psychiatry.

psychiatric

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, or relating to, psychiatry.
  • psychiatrize

    English

    Verb

    (psychiatriz)
  • To make psychiatric; to bring into the realm of psychiatry.
  • * 1974 , André Haïm, Adolescent suicide (page 48)
  • On the other hand it is just as important not to psychiatrize youth as a whole, to avoid over-hasty interference that will run counter to the aim in view by 'freezing' or even preventing the progressive spontaneous process.
  • * 2007 , Charles Webel, Johan Galtung, Handbook of peace and conflict studies (page 61)
  • The mediator may be tempted to: • Psychiatrize the parties, labelling them as mentally ill.

    Hypernyms

    * medicalize