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psychogenic

 [si″ko-jen´ik]
having an emotional or psychologic origin. See also psychosomatic.

psy·cho·gen·ic

(sī-kō-jen'ik),
1. Of mental origin or causation.
See also: psychogenetic.
2. Relating to emotional and related psychological development or to psychogenesis.

psychogenic

/psy·cho·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik) having an emotional or psychologic origin.

psychogenic

(sī′kə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Originating in the mind or in mental or emotional processes; having a psychological rather than a physiological origin. Used of certain disorders.

psy′cho·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

psychogenic

[sī′kōjen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + genein, to produce
1 originating within the mind.
2 referring to any physical symptom, disease process, or emotional state that is of psychological rather than physical origin. Also psychogenetic. See also psychosomatic.

psy·cho·gen·ic

(sī'kō-jen'ik)
1. Of mental origin or causation.
2. Relating to emotional and related psychological development or to psychogenesis.

psychogenic

Of mental rather than of physical origin. The term is usually applied to symptoms or disorders thought to be due to problems of social or personal adjustment rather than to organic disease.

psy·cho·gen·ic

(sī'kō-jen'ik)
1. Of mental origin or causation.
2. Relating to emotional and related psychological development or to psychogenesis.

psychogenic (sī´kojen´ik),

adj describes an illness or symptom of illness that originates in the mind rather than having physical causes.

psychogenic

having an emotional or psychological origin. Some diseases of animals are considered to have a psychogenic origin, e.g. esophagogastric ulcer of pigs, in spite of our limited knowledge of their psychological makeup.

psychogenic alopecia
anxiety and excessive grooming in cats can cause loss of hair from barbering and pulling. In a more severe form, injury to the skin occurs and eosinophilic plaques may appear.
psychogenic dermatitis
see acral lick dermatitis, idiopathic hyperesthesia syndrome, tail biting, tail sucking, flank sucking.
psychogenic vomition
in cats, may be caused by rapid, overeating as an attention-seeking or compulsive activity.
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