GERIATRICS By N., Sam M.S. - 6 the branch of medicine that deals with old age and the treatment of physical and mental disorders in older adults. See GEROCOMY. GERIATRICS: "Geriatrics deals with older people." Related Psychology Terms CHILD PSYCHIATRY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Dissociative Identity Disorder Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL ATTITUDE SCALES MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH ORGANICISM (Organic Viewpoint) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GERIATRICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/geriatrics/ (accessed July 6, 2022).