The origin and subsequent development of behavior, personality and processes concerned with mental and psychic action. 2. The first instance of a particular event dealing with a psychic disorder in an individual.

PSYCHOGENESIS: "Dr. Roberts was looking for the psychogenesis of his patient's violent acting out."
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