Medical Dictionary


noun psy·chol·o·gy \-jē\
plural psy·chol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PSYCHOLOGY

:  the science of mind and behavior
a :  the mental or behavioral characteristics typical of an individual or group or a particular form of behavior <mob psychology> <the psychology of arson> b :  the study of mind and behavior in relation to a particular field of knowledge or activity <color psychology> <the psychology of learning>
:  a treatise on or a school, system, or branch of psychology
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