Pertaining to the mind-body relationship: an illness caused by anxiety and worry
(Reber) Generally, pertaining to that which is presumed to have both psychic (mental) and somatic (bodily) components. The usual implication here is that these two aspects interact, each having impact upon the other.
used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis
Pertaining to the influence of the mind or higher functions of the brain (emotions, fears, desires, etc.) upon the functions of the body, especially in relation to bodily disorders or disease.
Related to body and mind. Idea that body and mind are parts of the same holistic system and that what happens to one influences the other also.
adj: 1. Of or relating to a disorder having physical symptoms but originating from mental or emotional causes. 2. Relating to or concerned with the influence of the mind on the body, especially with respect to disease
This is the manifestation of physical symptoms resulting from a mental state.
Relating to both the mind and the body or to the mind-body interrelationships. From the Greek words psych(emacr) meaning the organ of thought and judgment + somatikos meaning the body.
mental state that manifests into physical symptoms
Interaction of mind and body.
Refers to the mind/body relationship. Usually refers to illnesses which are caused by the interaction of mental and physical factors.
Refers to the interaction between the mind and body, especially illnesses in which emotional disorder or conflict gives rise to, or significantly affects, physical signs or symptoms.
Pertaining to the mind and body
A physical condition that is caused or influenced by the person's emotional state.
Psychosomatic pertains to the relationship of the mind and body.