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English noun: psychopathology

1. psychopathology (cognition) the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior

Synonymsabnormal psychology

Broader (hypernym)psychological science, psychology

2. psychopathology (cognition) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

Synonymspsychiatry, psychological medicine

Broader (hypernym)medical specialty, medicine

Narrower (hyponym)alienism, mental hygiene, psychotherapeutics, psychotherapy

Domain category membersacting out, analyse, analyze, anorexia nervosa, anxiety, anxiousness, autism, compensation, confabulate, confabulation, conversion, defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction, denial, displacement, disturbance, echolalia, expansive, folie, idealisation, idealization, intellectualisation, intellectualization, isolation, major depressive episode, mental disorder, mental disturbance, overcompensation, paramnesia, projection, psychoanalyse, psychoanalyze, psychological disorder, rationalisation, rationalization, reaction formation, regression, repress, repression, resistance, suppress

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