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psychopathology

the scientific study of mental disorders

psychopathology

[¦sī·kō·pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(psychology)
The systematic study of mental diseases.
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A German-Swiss working group created the Association for Methodology and Documentation in Psychiatry (AMDP) system to assess reliably and validly the effect of pharmacological interventions on psychopathology.
Childhood Psychopathology Measurement Scale or the CPMS, in its final form, is a bilingual scale, both in Hindi and English.
Keywords: Adolescence, Expressed emotion, Psychopathology, Family, Perception.
Before beginning the first section, chapter 1 provides a general overview of developmental psychopathology and the three integrative themes, which helps orient readers who are not familiar with these topics.
11) It has also recently been shown that suicide attempts within the group of children of parents with psychopathology are more strongly predicted when the adolescents present NSSI in comparison with a previous suicide attempt.
Additional risk factors such as comorbid child and parental psychopathology (e.
There is substantial evidence that the various disorders that make up the psychotic disorder spectrum represent different manifestations of the same underlying syndrome, sharing etiology, psychopathology, treatment approaches, and prognosis; moreover, this view is further supported by the lack of clear and consistent 'points of rarity' between the various conditions.
This study examined the associations between conscientious perfectionism (high standards), self-evaluative perfectionism (self-criticism) and eating psychopathology among dancers.
Today, it is more common for the scientific study of psychopathology to focus on deviance, dysfunction, danger, and distress (i.
What might be more surprising is the overwhelming finding that high levels of control, or overprotection, are associated with higher levels of psychopathology than appropriate or under protection.
The contributors of these thirteen essays examine modifications in communication and psychopathology over time, including brain evolution and phylogenesis (the evolution of language, navigation discourse and the original language), brain abnormalities in schizophrenics (cortex symmetry and language processing, (disordered brain network function in adolescents, corpose callosum communication and language disturbances, structural and functional brain imaging of thought disorders, brain structural abnormalities, social function and psychopathology in schizophrenia) psychopathology ad schizophrenia (hallucinations, morbidity adjustments and linguistic abilities, and thought disorders and cognitive redemption).
The issue concludes with the theme of psychopathology taken up again by Ekaterina Denyskova in Madness as an Escape, and Shield's Psychosis as a Mechanism for Coping with Existential Distress.