Definition of Psychopathology

1. Noun. The branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior.

Exact synonyms: Abnormal Psychology
Generic synonyms: Psychological Science, Psychology
Derivative terms: Psychopathologic



2. Noun. The branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

Definition of Psychopathology

1. Noun. (medicine pathology) The study of the origin, development, diagnosis and treatment of mental and behavioural disorders. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psychopathology

1. [n -GIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychopathology

psychonomy
psychons
psychopannychism
psychopathic
psychopathic personality
psychopathically
psychopathics
psychopathies
psychopathist
psychopathists
psychopathologic
psychopathological
psychopathologically
psychopathologies
psychopathology (current term)
psychopaths
psychopedagogy
psychophant
psychophants
psychopharmaceutical
psychopharmaceuticals
psychopharmacologic
psychopharmacological
psychopharmacologically
psychopharmacologist
psychopharmacologists
psychopharmacology
psychophony

Literary usage of Psychopathology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Improving Compliance With Alcoholism Treatment edited by Kathleen Carroll (2000)
"Comorbid psychopathology Introduce Group Therapy Ask clients who can safely ... Indications of psychopathology, such as significant depression or anxiety, ..."

2. Foundations of Psychiatry by William Alanson White (1911)
"CHAPTER V THE REGION OF psychopathology Pathology is often ... psychopathology. The laws which govern the mechanisms at the psychological level are not ..."

3. Fundamental Conceptions of Psychoanalysis by Abraham Arden Brill (1921)
"CHAPTER IV psychopathology OF EVERY-DAY LIFE WE do not have to go far to be convinced how significant a role the unconscious plays in life. ..."

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