Origin of psychosomatic
Examples from the Web for psychosomatic
Contemporary Examples of psychosomatic
The historical Woodrow Wilson suffered from numerous complaints which we might today label as psychosomatic.The Devil and Woodrow Wilson: An Interview With Joyce Carol Oates
March 19, 2013
Historical Examples of psychosomatic
Too tired, nerves worn too thin, psychosomatic control slipping.The Chapter Ends
Poul William Anderson
Psychosomatic disorders, hypochondria: Physical disorders caused by emotional problems are psychosomatic.
Psychosomatic medicine focuses on the second of these; our focus here is on the first: physical origins of emotional disturbance.
Likewise, psychosomatic controls that can handle any ordinary wound we might permit them to inflict.Cubs of the Wolf
Raymond F. Jones
1847, "pertaining to the relation between mind and body," from Greek psykhe- "mind" (see psyche) + somatikos, from soma (genitive somatos) "body" (see somato-). Applied from 1938 to physical disorders with psychological causes. Etymologically it could as easily apply to emotional disorders with physical causes, but it is rarely used as such.
A descriptive term for the relationship between the mind and body.