PSYCHOGENESIS

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOGENESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenesis/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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