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psychobiology the branch of biology that deals with the interactions between the mental processes and the body of the individual. [2 definitions]
psychodrama a method of psychological group therapy in which individuals take part in dramatizations of emotionally important situations.
psychodynamics (used with sing. verb) the psychological study and analysis of the unconscious processes of behavior and its motivation.
psychogenesis the beginning or development of the mind. [2 definitions]
psychogenic originating in the mind or in mental conditions or processes.
psychographics (used with a sing. verb) in marketing and advertising, the study of consumers' opinions, values, attitudes, and the like. [2 definitions]
psychokinesis the apparent ability to move or otherwise affect inanimate or remote objects through the exercise of mental or psychic powers.
psycholinguistics (used with a sing. verb) the study of the interaction between the language and the attitudes and behavior of a person.
psychological of or relating to psychology. [2 definitions]
psychological moment the most propitious time to introduce or try something and gain acceptance for it.
psychological warfare the use of propaganda, innuendo, or the like to affect, esp. by confusing or undermining, the thinking, feelings, or morale of an opponent.
psychologist one trained in psychology.
psychologize to analyze, reason, speculate, or explain from a psychological point of view.
psychology the study or science of mental, emotional, and behavioral states and processes. [3 definitions]
psychoneurosis neurosis.
psychopath someone who is mentally ill, esp. one who exhibits aggressive and antisocial behavior.
psychopathic of, pertaining to, afflicted with, or characteristic of mental illness or psychopathy.
psychopathic personality a personality showing symptoms of or tending toward psychopathic behavior, such as amoral, antisocial, or aggressive behavior, inability to relate to other people, and the like.
psychopathology the scientific study of mental disorders. [2 definitions]
psychopathy mental disease, disorder, or malfunction.
psychopharmacology the study of the effect of drugs on the mind, emotions, and behavior.