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1. psychopathology

noun. the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

Synonyms

  • psychotherapy
  • alienism
  • medical specialty
  • mental hygiene
  • psychiatry
  • psychological medicine
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • pathology (English)
  • psycho- (English)
  • ψυχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. psychopathology

noun. the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior.

Synonyms

  • abnormal psychology
  • psychology

Etymology

  • pathology (English)
  • psycho- (English)
  • ψυχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word psychopathology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Students just seeking their master’s in the general experimental psychology program will explore all major areas in the field, along with psychopathology.

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