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Medical Term:

psychogenesis

Pronunciation: si'ko-jen'e-sis

Definition: The origin and development of the psychic processes including mental, behavioral, emotional, personality, and related psychological processes.

Synonym(s): psychogeny

[psycho- + G. genesis, origin]

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