EVIL EYE By N., Sam M.S. - 12 Folk belief. Belief in a stare that is hostile and will cause adversity, illness, injury or destruction for the person being stared at. EVIL EYE: "Joe was worried about the evil eye given to him by the old gypsy." Related Psychology Terms OVERPROTECTION (“Momlsm”) DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) Developing a Case Study HOSTILITY DEMONOLOGY ANTISOCIAL REACTION HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) SCHIZOPHRENIA (PARANOID TYPE) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Dissociative Identity Disorder Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EVIL EYE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/evil-eye/ (accessed July 4, 2022).