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Having a psychological origin or cause rather than a physical one:‘psychogenic ill health’
emotional, spiritual, innerView synonyms
- ‘When higher rates of ‘psychiatric’ findings have been found for MCS Syndrome, researchers mainly attributed this to either psychiatric traits or psychogenic origins of illness.’
- ‘This factor supports the idea that an extreme narcissism is a specific psychogenic factor here.’
- ‘Patients who incur injuries during blackouts, including tongue biting, tend to have an organic rather than psychogenic cause for their loss of consciousness.’
- ‘Early reports of an association between autism and epilepsy helped implicate biological rather than mere psychogenic factors in the etiology of autism.’
- ‘Hormone therapy will bring about physical and perhaps psychogenic changes.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.