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psy·cho·phys·i·o·log·ic

(sī'kō-fiz'ē-ō-loj'ik),
1. Pertaining to psychophysiology.
2. Denoting a so-called psychosomatic illness.
3. Denoting a somatic disorder with significant emotional or psychological etiology.

psychophysiologic

[-fiz′ē·əloj′ik]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + physikos, natural
pertaining to physical symptoms, usually under the control of the autonomic nervous system, with emotional origins and involving a single organ system; psychosomatic.

psy·cho·phys·i·o·log·ic

(sī'kō-fiz'ē-ŏ-loj'ik)
1. Pertaining to psychophysiology.
2. Denoting a psychosomatic illness.
3. Denoting a somatic disorder with significant emotional or psychological etiology.
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Their immune systems function better (Kaplan, 1991; Winawer & Shike, 1995), and they have lower psychophysiologic responses to stress (Fleming, Baum, Gisriel, & Gatchel, 1982; Kirschbaum, Klauer, Filipp, & Hellhammer, 1995; Lepore, Allen, & Evans, 1993).
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