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  • adj. Of or pertaining to nosology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to nosology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to nosology, or a systematic classification of diseases.


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  • Which is why Spitzer, in perhaps his first act of what he would come to call “nosological diplomacy,” had to issue his denials in the first place.


  • Hence, for the most apparent, the most clearly defined, and the best understood foundation for a nosological scheme for insanity, we are forced to fall back upon the symptomatology of the disease—the apparent mental condition, as judged from the outward manifestations.

    The Mad Among Us

  • He believed that therapy was independent of any nosological system and had to reflect the unique circumstances presented by each individual case.

    The Mad Among Us

  • Handy was obviously little interested in nosological categories; most of the inmates were described as maniacs.

    The Mad Among Us

  • Is schizophrenia a group of ill-defined syndromes, or is it a true nosological entity?

    The Mad Among Us

  • The nosological status of neurotic depression: A prospective three to four year follow-up examination in light of the primary-secondary and unipolar-bipolar dichotomies.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Genetic and nosological aspects of schizotypal and borderline personality disorders.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • They use a nosological psychiatric classification system and view individuals and families from a psychodynamic point of view.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • For this kind of practice nosological orientation was particularly valuable.


  • … This is a typical emotional psychosis of which the nosological setting has aroused interminable discussions … Like Kraepelin and Capgras, I consider that it does not belong to the class of true delusions … The patient considers himself to be the victim of an injustice which he wishes to redress, and attempts to obtain satisfaction at any price …

    Maigret has Scruples


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