psychosocial

adjective
psy·​cho·​so·​cial | \ ˌsī-kō-ˈsō-shəl How to pronounce psychosocial (audio) \

Definition of psychosocial

1 : involving both psychological and social aspects psychosocial adjustment in marriage
2 : relating social conditions to mental health psychosocial medicine

Other Words from psychosocial

psychosocially \ ˌsī-​kō-​ˈsō-​sh(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychosocial (audio) \ adverb

Examples of psychosocial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schools also provide an important entry point for humanitarian workers and mental health professionals to provide psychosocial support, said Amanda Brydon, child protection lead for the advocacy organization Save the Children in Ukraine. Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2022 Mechanic, whose work focuses on the psychosocial consequences of violence, trauma and victimization, evaluated Holmes for 14 hours, and also conducted interviews with her family members, according to pre-trial filings. Sara Ashley O'brien, CNN, 4 Dec. 2021 At Palanca, the border crossing in Moldova, psychosocial clinics have been established to identify those struggling mentally and ease the effects of this trauma. Dr. Nicholas P. Kondoleon, ABC News, 22 Mar. 2022 That family needs to get that man in for a complete physical, mental and, especially, psychosocial checkup NOW! Annie Lane, oregonlive, 8 Feb. 2022 That family needs to get that man in for a complete physical, mental and, especially, psychosocial checkup NOW! cleveland, 8 Feb. 2022 So have physiological and psychosocial stressors, such as racial discrimination, Berg said. Cleo Krejci, USA TODAY, 24 Jan. 2022 The funds will help cover the costs of shelter, psychosocial support and other services for those who were forced to flee, according to a statement from Fast Retailing. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 10 Mar. 2022 Here are a few organizations to support: Voices of Children is a Ukrainian organization that has been offering psychosocial support to children affected by the tension in Ukraine since 2015. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 5 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of psychosocial

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Psychosocial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychosocial. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for psychosocial

psychosocial

adjective
psy·​cho·​so·​cial | \ ˌsī-kō-ˈsō-shəl How to pronounce psychosocial (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychosocial

1 : involving both psychological and social aspects psychosocial adjustment in marriage
2 : relating social conditions to mental health psychosocial medicine

Other Words from psychosocial

psychosocially \ -​ˈsōsh-​(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychosocial (audio) \ adverb

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