psychosocial

[sahy-koh-soh-shuh l]
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adjective

of or relating to the interaction between social and psychological factors.

Nearby words

  1. psychosensory,
  2. psychosexual,
  3. psychosexual development,
  4. psychosexual dysfunction,
  5. psychosis,
  6. psychosociology,
  7. psychosomatic,
  8. psychosomatic disorder,
  9. psychosomatic medicine,
  10. psychosomimetic

Origin of psychosocial

First recorded in 1895–1900; psycho- + social

Related formspsy·cho·so·cial·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for psychosocial

psychosocial

adjective

of or relating to processes or factors that are both social and psychological in origin
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Word Origin and History for psychosocial

psychosocial

adj.

also psycho-social, 1891, from psycho- + social (adj.).

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Medicine definitions for psychosocial

psychosocial

[sī′kō-sōshəl]

adj.

Involving aspects of both social and psychological behavior.

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