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Descriptor in English: Psychopathology
Descriptor in Spanish: Psicopatología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Psicopatologia
Descriptor in French: Psychopathologie
Tree number(s): F04.096.670
Scope note: The study of significant causes and processes in the development of mental illness.
Annotation: SPEC: IM, SPEC qualif; NIM coord, no qualif; do not confuse with MENTAL DISORDERS: Manual 27.14; DF: PSYCHOPATHOL
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 12035
Descriptor UI: D011599
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1996/06/10
Psychopathology - Preferred
Concept UI M0018033
Scope note The study of significant causes and processes in the development of mental illness.
Preferred term Psychopathology



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