psychopathologist


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psy·cho·pa·thol·o·gist

(sī'kō-pă-thol'ŏ-jist),
One who specializes in psychopathology.

psychopathologist

[-pəthol′əjist]
one who specializes in the study and treatment of mental disorders. See also psychiatrist.
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This opinion was criticized by the psychopathologists who testified before the Diet (National Diet, 1951, February 15).
Experimental psychopathologists have convincingly argued that diagnoses may be better described in terms of dimensions, which vary continuously on symptom and other deficit indicators, rather than as independent classes or taxa, which are described by discrete syndromes (Widiger & Clark, 2000).
He discusses them in groups, so that, for example Pavlov and Skinner are among behavioralists, Chomsky with cognitivists, Turing and Searle with computationalists, Dewey and Foucalt with philosophers, and Freud with psychopathologists.
In critiquing the DSM's classification system regarding mental disorders of adolescents, Grisso emphasizes the value of the conceptual approach of developmental psychopathologists.
With psychopathologists, sociologists tackle the impact of increased tension at work on labor accidents, and exposure to various pathologies, like stress and psychological sufferings (Dejours 1998; Clot 1998, 1999).
Though still preliminary, the use of carbon dioxide enriched air in aversive learning preparations may provide experimental psychopathologists and basic behavioral scientists a means to evoke topographies of psychological and physiological responses that mirror those seen in persons suffering from anxiety-related disorders.