Definition of clinical psychology in English:

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clinical psychology

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness and behavioural problems.
Example sentences
  • Health psychology and clinical psychology have also provided expertise on stress, health and mental health.
  • Largely, psychologists who are ‘listees’ of the CRHSPP are graduates from programs of clinical psychology and counselling psychology.
  • But the majority of professional development courses and documentation related to cultural issues for psychology is geared to clinical psychology.

Derivatives

clinical psychologist

noun
Example sentences
  • This team may include a behavioral neurologist or psychiatrist, a clinical psychologist or an educational psychologist.
  • As two award-winning clinical psychologists, we see mental health quite differently.
  • All therapy is conducted by licensed clinical psychologists.

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