psychosocial


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Related to psychosocial: Psychosocial development, psychosocial assessment

psy·cho·so·cial

 (sī′kō-sō′shəl)
adj.
Involving aspects of social and psychological behavior: a child's psychosocial development.

psy′cho·so′cial·ly adv.

psychosocial

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈsəʊʃəl)
adj
1. (Psychology) of or relating to processes or factors that are both social and psychological in origin
2. (Sociology) of or relating to processes or factors that are both social and psychological in origin

psy•cho•so•cial

(ˌsaɪ koʊˈsoʊ ʃəl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the interaction between social and psychological factors.
[1895–1900]

psychosocial

Involving both psychological and social elements.
Translations
psykososiaalinen

psychosocial

[ˈsaɪkəʊˈsəʊʃəl] ADJpsicosocial

psychosocial

adjpsychosozial

psy·cho·so·cial

a. psicosocial, rel. a factores psicológicos y sociales.

psychosocial

adj psicosocial
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