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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.
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In particular, one problem would be the temporal gap between the administration of self-rating instruments and the following brain-scanning procedures, a gap that loosens the correlation and makes it difficult to interpret neuroimaging results as related to the psychopathological scores.
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The study of the relationship between substance use, Internet use and abuse, and suicide ideation and behaviors, and psychopathology (Al-Asadi, Klein & Meyer, 2015) is justified because it could improve the chances of reaching a better understanding of the psychopathological substrates underlying these phenomena (Kaess et al., 2014).
Although these studies significantly contributed to the specification of this relationship, the categorical view of mental illness risks did not consider a large part of psychopathological signs and symptoms under the diagnostic threshold that may influence clinical management and prognosis of FGDs, such as other medical and psychiatric disorders.
Though stridently defended by Oswald de Andrade and other writers and artists later associated with the Semana de Arte Moderna festival, her paintings incited the polemical objections of such academic critics as Monteiro Lobato, who designated modern art "abnormal," comparing it to psychopathological art.
Abstract: The principal goal of this study is to describe the relevance of typical autonomic patterns of response in accordance to a number of psychopathological syndromes for an accurate multi-dimensional assessment.