psychosocial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

psycho- +‎ social

Adjective[edit]

psychosocial (not comparable)

  1. (of behaviour) having both psychological and social aspects
    • 1974, Thomas S. Szasz, M.D., chapter 6, The Myth of Mental Illness[1], ISBN 0-06-091151-4, page 102:
      It seems to me that most of those who adhere to an
      organicist position in psychiatry espouse a system of
      values of which they are unaware. They imply that they recognize as
      scientific only physics (and its branches), but instead of
      asserting this, they say that they object to psychosocial the-
      ories only because they are false. [...]

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