Meaning of psychopathology

psy•cho•pa•thol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (sī"kō-pu-thol'u-jē), [key]
— n.
  1. the science or study of mental disorders.
  2. the conditions and processes of a mental disorder.
  3. a pathological deviation from normal or efficient behavior; psychosis.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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