PSYCHOSOMATIC

An approach to treatment that makes the assumption that the mind plays at least a partial role in all disease in the body. Mind=psyche, Body=soma.

PSYCHOSOMATIC: "While the symptoms were psychosomatic, they were certainly profound and needed to be addressed."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOSOMATIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychosomatic/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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