n. a comprehensive set of information gathered on a job candidate fo the purpose of screening and selection. It includes data on education, work experience, interests, and character references. Likewise, information gathered on a patient's history and behavioral patterns. Also called biodata.

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA: "Biographical data can be gathered by a medical professional from the client or from immediate relatives and family members."
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