sociogenic


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sociogenic

(sō′sē-ō-jĕn′ĭk, -shē-)
adj.
1. Arising from or imposed by society.
2. Motivated by social influences, values, or constraints.
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Mass sociogenic iliness in a day-care center-Florida.
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sociogenic, secondary, learned or acquired drives, impulses, or needs."(33)
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Good (1976) attributes special importance to the social factor in the use of soft drugs, labeling it sociogenic or cultogenic.
I want to give credit to Maggie Kuhn who warned us not to accept what she termed sociogenic aging--being assigned roles as nonpersons, relegating people to playpens and warehouses.
He and colleagues at the University of Leuven believe many features of the outbreak point to mass sociogenic illness - MSI.
The danger of accepting rational suicide lies in the creation of what Emil Durkheim first described as a deterministic "sociogenic" process.