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psychopathology

the scientific study of mental disorders
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psychopathology

[¦sī·kō·pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(psychology)
The systematic study of mental diseases.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The characteristics of psychopathologic evolution, with frequent relapses, manifested by new psychotic and depressive episodes, punctuate the way to the triggering of suicidal raptus.
Differences in quality of life domains and psychopathologic and psychosocial factors in psychiatric patients.
Binswanger considers responsibility and freedom to be important factors of psychopathologic resistance (Binswanger, 1999).
Scores on all subscales and the scale total were thus classified as either normal or psychopathologic. The scores were further evaluated as determined by gender, age and marital status.
Evaluating stress in patients who have undergone mastectomy is important for identifying those at high risk for developing psychopathologic disorders while receiving treatment, and also contributing for management of nursing care delivered for these women.
A comparative study of Arab and Jewish patients admitted for psychiatric hospitalization in Jerusalem: the demographic, psychopathologic aspects, and the drug abuse comorbidity.
Diagnostic and psychopathologic evaluation of binge eating disorder in gastric bypass patients.
Following this perspective, this study is aimed at identifying factors playing a preventive role against psychopathologic and behavioral problems during adolescence.
Hombres condenados por violencia grave contra la pareja: un estudio psicopatologico [Men sentenced for serious partner violence: A psychopathologic study].
(49) Instead of "grotesque duels in which an acquittal is sought, no matter what the psychological or psychopathologic conditions" of the defendant, the trial would center on "an absolutely scientific discussion" aimed at classifying the defendant as one of five criminal types.
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