EXAMINATION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A test or observation caried out on a patient to evaluate physical and mental health to detect any disorders or conditions. See mental examination- neurological evaluation- psychological examination. EXAMINATION: "Joe underwent an examination to determine if he was suffering from a mental disorder." Related Psychology Terms ENDOPHENOTYPE PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS AFFECTING MEDICAL CONDITION PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION POSTTEST AFMET SELF-ALIEN SYNDROME PSYCHOBIOLOGY SCREENING TESTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN TERTIARY PREVENTION PROVOCATIVE TESTING Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "EXAMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/examination/ (accessed January 23, 2018).