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psychoendocrinology

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

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

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Also called neuroendocrinology.

Origin of psychoendocrinology

First recorded in 1950–55; psycho- + endocrinology
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