DICHOTOMOUS THINKING By N., Sam M.S. - 49 Thinking in terms of polar opposites as in the bestb and worst. DICHOTOMOUS THINKING: "Dichotomous thinking is often seen in people with major episodes of depression. Also called polarised thinking." Related Psychology Terms Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) BDI-II Assessment SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) CEREBRAL CORTEX COLOR BLINDNESS OOGENESIS Diagnosis and Treatment Planning CHILD PSYCHIATRY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DICHOTOMOUS THINKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dichotomous-thinking/ (accessed August 10, 2022).