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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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These children were more likely to develop serious psychopathology beyond obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), including depression and suicide.
The researchers noted that their findings show the complex effects of maternal depression on children's physiology, health and psychopathology and advocate the need for early interventions that specifically target maternal stress and enhance parenting behaviour.
Childhood Psychopathology Measurement Scale or the CPMS, in its final form, is a bilingual scale, both in Hindi and English.
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D., is divided into twelve chapters: chapters two to seven are included in Part I--Thematic Psychopathology of Delusional Psychoses, while chapters eight to twelve are comprised in Part II--Formal, Non-thematic Disorders in Psychoses.
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It has gained interest due to its frequent presence in adolescents, and it is associated with greater severity of psychopathology. (9) Scientific evidence has shown that among adolescents who present some kind of NSSI, there is a greater risk of both attempting and completing suicide.
The present study investigated value priorities in relation to parental relationship and vulnerability towards psychopathology including anxiety and depression.
As such, this study sought to examine the role that parental psychopathology may play in mediating the relationship between child anxiety and sleep problems utilizing Internet sampling procedures.