Definition of Psychosomatic

1. Adjective. Used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis.




Definition of Psychosomatic

1. Adjective. (rare) Pertaining to both the mind and the body. ¹

2. Adjective. (medicine psychology) Pertaining to physical diseases, symptoms etc. which have mental causes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psychosomatic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychosomatic

psychos
psychoses
psychosine
psychosines
psychosiphobia
psychosis
psychosocial
psychosocially
psychosociological
psychosociology
psychosomatic
psychosomatic disorder
psychosomatically
psychosomatician
psychosomaticians
psychosomaticist
psychosomaticists
psychosomatics
psychospiritual
psychostimulant
psychostimulants
psychosurgeon
psychosurgeons
psychosurgeries
psychosurgery

Literary usage of Psychosomatic

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1. Biblical Counsel: Resources for Renewal : an Annotated Topical Bibliography by Steven C. Kettler (1993)
"... Flanders, Mind and Body: Psychosomatic Medicine (New York, NY: Random House ... 80029 English, O. Spurgeon, Personality Manifestations in Psychosomatic ..."

2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"It is possible that some internists will wish to perfect themselves in psychosomatic medicine in the same way that others interest themselves chiefly in ..."

3. Symptomatology, Psychognosis, and Diagnosis of Psychopathic Diseases by Boris Sidis (1914)
"The psychosomatic patient is not only deprived of access to the subconscious elements of his malady, but he does not even suspect that such subconscious ..."

4. The Causation and Treatment of Psychopathic Diseases by Boris Sidis (1916)
"The psychosomatic patient lays stress on his physical symptoms and is offended when ... The psychosomatic patient believes he is afflicted with some awful, ..."

5. Gulf War And Health by Carolyn Fulco, Institute of Medicine (2005)
"Psychosomatic Medicine 66(4):588-598. Fiedler N, Kipen H, DeLuca J, Kelly-McNeil ... Journal of Psychosomatic Research 48(6):525-535. Fukuda K, Nisenbaum R, ..."

6. Treating the Lifetime Health Effects of Childhood Victimizationby Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett by Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett (2003)
"Psychosomatic Medicine, 57, 105-115. Leserman, J., & Drossman, DA (1995). ... Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 48, 379-391. Levav, I., Kohn, R., ..."

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