PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

The opposite of organic factors, functional factors contribute to the development of personality, maintain health and well-being and the structure and course of a behavioral or mental disorder. An example would be the nature of a subject's social and familial environment.

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: "Psychological factors may be even more important than organic factors in some cases."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychological-factors/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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