Etymology
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psychogenesis (n.)

also psycho-genesis, 1838, "origin and development of the soul or mind," from psycho- + -genesis "birth, origin, creation." Also in the same sense was psychogeny. Related: Psychogenetic; psychogenetical.

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Definitions of psychogenesis

psychogenesis (n.)
the development in the life of an individual of some disorder that is caused by psychological rather than physiological factors;
psychogenesis (n.)
a general term for the origin and development of almost any aspect of the mind;
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