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clinical psychology

n
(Psychology) the branch of psychology that studies and treats mental illness and mental retardation

clin′ical psychol′ogy


n.
the branch of psychology dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral and personality disorders.
clin′ical psychol′ogist, n.
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Noun1.clinical psychology - the branch of psychology concerned with the treatment of abnormal mentation and behavior
mental hygiene, psychotherapeutics, psychotherapy - the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
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