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psychobiography

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noun psy·cho·bi·og·ra·phy \ˌsī-kō-bī-ˈä-grə-fē, -bē-\

Definition of psychobiography

  1. :  a biography written from a psychodynamic or psychoanalytic point of view; also :  the application of such a point of view to the writing of a biography

psychobiographer

play \-fər\ noun

psychobiographical

play \-ˌbī-ə-ˈgra-fi-kəl\ adjective


1931

First Known Use of psychobiography

1931


Medical Dictionary

psychobiography

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noun psy·cho·bi·og·ra·phy \-bī-ˈäg-rə-fē, -bē-\

Medical Definition of psychobiography

plural

psychobiographies

  1. :  a biography written from a psychodynamic or psychoanalytic point of view

psychobiographical

\-ˌbī-ə-ˈgraf-i-kəl\play adjective



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