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psychosocial

 [si″ko-so´shal]
pertaining to or involving both psychic and social aspects.
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psy·cho·so·cial

(sī'kō-sō'shăl),
Involving both psychological and social aspects; for example, age, education, marital and related aspects of a person's history.
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psychosocial

(sī′kō-sō′shəl)
adj.
Involving aspects of social and psychological behavior: a child's psychosocial development.

psy′cho·so′cial·ly adv.
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psychosocial

adjective Referring to a person’s psychological development in, and interaction with, a social environment.
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psy·cho·so·cial

(sī'kō-sō'shăl)
Involving both psychological and social aspects, e.g., age, education, marital history.
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Psychosocial

A term referring to the mind's ability to, consciously or unconsciously, adjust and relate the body to its social environment.
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Considering these aspects, for example, ten hours a day of profound enjoyment of a video game of choice, ten hours a day of great dissatisfaction with imposed physical activity, or ten hours of daily enjoyment watching Charlie Chaplin films, are psychosocially non-constructive leisure activities, that is, they induce vulnerabilities.
It is tempting to immediately propose that children from poorer families are more psychosocially vulnerable if a parent leaves.
Nevertheless, embedded in these findings is the revelation that not everyone who endures hardships early in life is destined to become psychosocially dysfunctional.
Age at menarche and first pregnancy among psychosocially at-risk adolescents.
Participants were accepted into the OST programme after detailed assessment by a multidisciplinary treatment team in accordance with local and international guidelines for psychosocially assisted pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence.
The lack of financial and cultural resources of the families of refugee children and adolescents leaves them relatively economically and academically and socially destitute, resulting in psychosocially stressful situations (24,28).
Male-to-female (MtF) transgender individuals are defined as those born with a male genotype and yet who psychosocially identify as female [1].
Ponsuksili, "Hepatic expression patterns in psychosocially high-stressed pigs suggest mechanisms following allostatic principles," Physiology & Behavior, vol.
Having trained in a psychosocially oriented family medicine residency, I (Colleen T.
When you add work to the mix, "this is a highly stressful time psychosocially," she said.
[1] Some patients may become psychosocially incapacitated with a resulting depression, and/or anxiety.

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