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Definition of "psychosocial" [psychosocial]

  • Involving aspects of social and psychological behavior: a child's psychosocial development. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "psychosocial" in a sentence
  • "This fellowship is designed for an individual interested in psychosocial research in pediatric oncology who aspires to an academic career."
  • "PAUL RAGAN, ASSOCIATE PROF OF PSYCHIATRY: What it tells me is that the children are suffering from something we call psychosocial dwarfism."
  • ""People with diabetes are more likely to be depressed, because they are under long-term psychosocial stress, which is associated with diabetes complications.""