ACTUARIAL

adjective. statistical, as compared to clinical. The employment of information regarding previous examples, so to calculate approximately the chance or risk of a particular result, is occasionally reported as a replacement to clinical diagnoses, that are open to human error,

ACTUARIAL: "Actuarial estimates have proven to be quite helpful to researchers in giving them an idea of the potential routes an experiment could take."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACTUARIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/actuarial/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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