clinical psychology


noun

the branch of psychology dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of personality and behavioral disorders.

Related formsclinical psychologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for clinical psychology

clinical psychology

noun

the branch of psychology that studies and treats mental illness and mental retardation
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clinical psychology in Medicine

clinical psychology

n.

The branch of psychology that studies and treats emotional or behavioral disorders.
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clinical psychology in Science

clinical psychology

[klĭnĭ-kəl]

See under psychology.
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