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psy·cho·so·mat·ic

 (sī′kō-sō-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a disorder having physical symptoms but originating from mental or emotional causes.
2. Relating to or concerned with the influence of the mind on the body, and the body on the mind, especially with respect to disease: psychosomatic medicine.

psy′cho·so·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

psychosomatic

(ˌsaɪkəʊsəˈmætɪk)
adj
1. (Psychology) of or relating to disorders, such as stomach ulcers, thought to be caused or aggravated by psychological factors such as stress
2. (Pathology) of or relating to disorders, such as stomach ulcers, thought to be caused or aggravated by psychological factors such as stress

psy•cho•so•mat•ic

(ˌsaɪ koʊ səˈmæt ɪk, -soʊ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a physical disorder that is caused or notably influenced by emotional factors.
2. pertaining to or involving both the mind and the body.
[1860–65]
psy`cho•so•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.

psychosomatic

Describes physical disorders resulting at least partly from psychological factors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychosomatic - used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder

psychosomatic

adjective (all) in the mind, psychological, unconscious, subconscious, subjective, irrational, unreal Doctors refused to treat her, saying her problems were psychosomatic.
Translations
psychosomatický

psychosomatic

[ˈsaɪkəʊʊˈmætɪk] ADJpsicosomático

psychosomatic

[ˌsaɪkəʊʊˈmætɪk] adjpsychosomatique

psychosomatic

adjpsychosomatisch; psychosomatic medicinePsychosomatik f, → psychosomatische Medizin

psychosomatic

[ˌsaɪkəʊsəʊˈmætɪk] adjpsicosomatico/a

psy·cho·so·mat·ic

a. psicosomático-a, rel. al cuerpo y a la mente;
___ symptomsíntoma ___.

psychosomatic

adj psicosomático
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In the early and mid-20th century, many referrals were made to psychiatrists and psychologists for psychosomatic problems, without much success.
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In his later years Rossetti, increasingly defined as "unmanly" by his con-temporaries, developed a set of psychic and psychosomatic symptoms that his age marked as "feminine," and that we might call "male hysteria.
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