clinical psychology

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

clinical psychologist, noun
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clinical psychology
 
n
the branch of psychology that studies and treats mental illness and mental retardation

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Main Entry:  clinical psychology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See counseling psychology
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clinical psychology n.
The branch of psychology that studies and treats emotional or behavioral disorders.

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clinical psychology   (klĭn'ĭ-kəl)  Pronunciation Key 
See under psychology.
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Example sentences
Another indirect approach has relied on the tools of clinical psychology.
Much of clinical psychology and testing takes this form.
Supervised and evaluated clinical psychology doctoral-level student in initial field placement experience.
Supervised and evaluated clinical psychology doctoral-level students.
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