ETIOLOGY By N., Sam M.S. - 58 1. Cause and progression of a disease. 2. Science dealing with the causes of physical and mental disorders. ETIOLOGY: "Etiology deals with a disease and their progression." Related Psychology Terms CHILD PSYCHIATRY ORGANICISM (Organic Viewpoint) Dissociative Identity Disorder MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY BRAIN DISORDERS Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGIC DISORDERS (GENERAL) GALEN (C. 130-C. 220) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ETIOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/etiology/ (accessed January 18, 2022).