Definition of Psychogenesis

1. Noun. The development in the life of an individual of some disorder that is caused by psychological rather than physiological factors.




2. Noun. A general term for the origin and development of almost any aspect of the mind.

Definition of Psychogenesis

1. n. Genesis through an internal force, as opposed to natural selection.

Definition of Psychogenesis

1. Noun. The origin and development of psychological processes such as personality and behaviour ¹

2. Noun. The development of a physical disorder from a psychological factor ¹

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Definition of Psychogenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychogenesis

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psychodrama
psychodramas
psychodramatic
psychodramatically
psychodynamic
psychodynamically
psychodynamics
psychodysleptic
psychoeconomic
psychoeducation
psychoeducational
psychoemotional
psychogalvanic response
psychogeneses
psychogenesis (current term)
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psychogeographers
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psychogeriatrician
psychogeriatrics

Literary usage of Psychogenesis

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1. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1881)
"But the further question may yet be asked, what determines the origin of species by psychogenesis ? What controls and directs the successive evolutions and ..."

2. From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with by Théodore Flournoy (1900)
"I. psychogenesis OP LEOPOLD A description of the development of Leopold is not easy, since he has a double origin, apparent and real, like the cranial ..."

3. From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with by Théodore Flournoy (1901)
"I. psychogenesis OF LEOPOLD A description of the development of Leopold is not easy, since he has a double origin, apparent and real, like the cranial ..."

4. Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck (1916)
"STUDIES IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY CHAPTER I psychogenesis IN THE PSYCHOSES OF PRISONERS THAT mental disorder may be due to causes purely psychic in nature is ..."

5. Study of Organ Inferiority and Its Psychical Compensation: A Contribution to by Alfred Adler (1917)
"... OF ORGAN INFERIORITY—psychogenesis AND FOUNDATIONS OF NEUROSES AND PSYCHONEUROSES Here I wish to add a few considerations which are almost self- evident ..."

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