psychogenic(redirected from Psychogenics)
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Originating in the mind or in mental or emotional processes; having a psychological rather than a physiological origin. Used of certain disorders.
(Psychology) psychol (esp of disorders or symptoms) of mental, rather than organic, origin
psy•cho•gen•ic(ˌsaɪ kəˈdʒɛn ɪk)
having origin in the mind or in a mental condition or process: a psychogenic disorder.
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|Adj.||1.||psychogenic - of or relating to the psychological cause of a disorder|
|2.||psychogenic - mental or emotional rather than physiological in origin; "a psychogenic disorder"|
mental - involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"