biopsychology

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psychobiology

 [si″ko-bi-ol´o-je]
1. biopsychology; a field of study examining the relationship between brain and mind, studying the effect of biological influences on psychological functioning or mental processes.
2. a psychiatric theory in which the human being is viewed as an integrated unit, incorporating psychological, social, and biological functions, with behavior a function of the total organism. adj., adj psychobiolog´ical.

bi·o·psy·chol·o·gy

(bī'ō-sī-kol'ō-jē),
An interdisciplinary area of study involving psychology, biology, physiology, biochemistry, the neural sciences, and related fields.

biopsychology

(bī′ō-sī-kŏl′ə-jē)

bi·o·psy·chol·o·gy

(bī'ō-sī-kol'ŏ-jē)
An interdisciplinary area of study involving psychology, biology, physiology, biochemistry, the neural sciences, and related fields.
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Understanding biological psychology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
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