the theory that all aspects of a person's psychological makeup arise from specific causes or forces, as previous experiences or instinctual drives, which may be conscious or unconscious.
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- psychiatric social worker,
- psychic bid,
- psychic distance,
- psychic energizer,
- psychic energy,
- psychic income,
- psychic research
Origin of psychic determinism
First recorded in 1875–80
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psychol the assumption, made esp by Freud, that mental processes do not occur by chance but that a cause can always be found for them
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