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psy·cho·so·mat·ic

(sī′kō-sō-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to physical symptoms that are thought to originate 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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This study aimed to explore the distress, psychosomatic and self-restraint condition among staff nurses in four district of Kerala.
Specialists in sleep and psychosomatic medicine present a broad reference for physicians in other specialties that includes principal research results, many examples, and discussion of applications.
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A study carried out on 123,227 children from 28 different countries showed a consistent pattern of association of bullying with physical and psychological complaints in every country.11 Similarly, a meta-analysis about the relationship of bullying and psychosomatic problems12 studied online databases, did qualitative reviews of previous studies and also searched the bibliographies up to March 2008.

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