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Psychopathology

noun
1.
The branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior.  Synonym: abnormal psychology.
2.
The branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.  Synonyms: psychiatry, psychological medicine.






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... patient, is impurity, filth, the very incarnation of degradation and vice. The house wash must not be given to a laundry where women work. Nothing must be picked up in the street, not even the most valuable object, perchance it might have been dropped by a woman" (Boris Sidis, "Studies in Psychopathology," Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, April 4, 1907). That is the logical outcome of much of the traditional teaching which is given to girls. Fortunately, the healthy mind offers a natural resistance to its complete acceptation, yet it usually, in some degree, persists and ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis



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