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psychogenesis

psy·cho·gen·e·sis

psychogenesis

 
pronunciation:
saI ko je n sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the beginning or development of the mind.
definition 2: the beginning or development of processes, such as physical disorders, within the mind or from psychological causes.
derivations: psychogenetic (adj.), psychogenetically (adv.)