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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXAMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/examination/ (accessed September 27, 2021).