psychodiagnosis

psychodiagnosis

 [si″ko-di″ag-no´sis]
the diagnostic use of psychologic testing.
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psy·cho·di·ag·no·sis

(sī'kō-dī'ag-nō'sis),
1. Any method used to discover the factors that underlie behavior, especially maladjusted or abnormal behavior.
2. A subspecialty within clinical psychology that emphasizes the use of psychological tests and techniques for assessing psychopathology.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

psy·cho·di·ag·no·sis

(sī'kō-dī'ăg-nō'sis)
1. Any method used to discover the factors that underlie behavior, especially maladjusted or abnormal behavior.
2. A subspecialty within clinical psychology that emphasizes the use of psychological tests and techniques for assessing psychopathology.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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