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psychopathology

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noun psy·cho·pa·thol·o·gy \ˌsī-kō-pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa-\

Medical Definition of psychopathology

plural psy·cho·pa·thol·o·gies

  1. 1:  the study of psychological and behavioral dysfunction occurring in mental disorder or in social disorganization

  2. 2:  disordered psychological and behavioral functioning (as in mental disorder) <the theory that holidays are associated with an increased incidence of psychopathologyScience News>




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