psychoendocrinology

[ sahy-koh-en-doh-kri-nol-uh-jee, -krahy- ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊˌɛn doʊ krɪˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ- /

noun

the study of the relationship between the endocrine system and various symptoms or types of mental illness.

Nearby words

  1. psychodiagnosis,
  2. psychodiagnostics,
  3. psychodrama,
  4. psychodynamic,
  5. psychodynamics,
  6. psychogalvanic,
  7. psychogalvanic response,
  8. psychogalvanometer,
  9. psychogenesis,
  10. psychogenetic

Origin of psychoendocrinology

First recorded in 1950–55; psycho- + endocrinology

Also called neuroendocrinology.

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