Definition of psychogenic in English:

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psychogenic

Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/

adjective

Having a psychological origin or cause rather than a physical one: psychogenic ill health
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  • This factor supports the idea that an extreme narcissism is a specific psychogenic factor here.
  • Hormone therapy will bring about physical and perhaps psychogenic changes.
  • Patients who incur injuries during blackouts, including tongue biting, tend to have an organic rather than psychogenic cause for their loss of consciousness.

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