clinical psychology

noun

: a branch of psychology concerned with researching, diagnosing, assessing, and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral issues

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of clinical psychology was in 1861

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“Clinical psychology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinical%20psychology. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

clinical psychology

noun
: a branch of psychology concerned with researching, diagnosing, assessing, and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral issues
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