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 (sī′kō-pə-thŏl′ə-jē, -pă-)
1. The study of the origin, development, and manifestations of mental or behavioral disorders.
2. The manifestation of a mental or behavioral disorder.

psy′cho·path′o·log′ic (-păth′ə-lŏj′ĭk), psy′cho·path′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
psy′cho·pa·thol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.psychopathologic - suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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