medical psychology

noun

Medical Definition of medical psychology

: theories of personality and behavior not necessarily derived from academic psychology that provide a basis for psychotherapy in psychiatry and in general medicine

called also medicopsychology

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“Medical psychology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medical%20psychology. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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