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psychogenic

 [si″ko-jen´ik]
having an emotional or psychologic origin. See also psychosomatic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
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