the branch of psychology dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of personality and behavioral disorders.
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Related formsclinical psychologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for clinical psychology
the branch of psychology that studies and treats mental illness and mental retardation
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Medicine definitions for clinical psychology
The branch of psychology that studies and treats emotional or behavioral disorders.
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Science definitions for clinical psychology
[ klĭn′ĭ-kəl ]
See under psychology.
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