psychogenicity

psychogenicity

a medical theory that the cause of some illnesses is psychological and emotional and not organic. — psychogenic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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Other findings suggesting psychogenicity are deliberate slowness of movement, different phenomenology and distractibility.