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mentalistic

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adjective men·tal·is·tic \ˌmen-tə-ˈlis-tik\

Definition of mentalistic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to any school of psychology or psychiatry that in contrast to behaviorism values subjective data (as those gained by introspection) in the study and explanation of behavior

  2. 2 :  of or relating to mental phenomena

men·tal·ism play \ˈmen-tə-ˌli-zəm\ noun


1882

First Known Use of mentalistic

1882


Medical Dictionary

mentalistic

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adjective men·tal·is·tic \ˌment-əl-ˈis-tik\

Medical Definition of mentalistic

  1. :  of or relating to any school of psychology or psychiatry that in contrast to behaviorism values subjective data (as those gained by introspection) in the study and explanation of behavior

  2. men·tal·ism \ˈment-əl-ˌiz-əm\play noun




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