Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • adj. having both psychological and social aspects

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Examples

  • This fellowship is designed for an individual interested in psychosocial research in pediatric oncology who aspires to an academic career.

    Postdoctoral Program

  • PAUL RAGAN, ASSOCIATE PROF OF PSYCHIATRY: What it tells me is that the children are suffering from something we call psychosocial dwarfism.

    CNN Transcript May 3, 2008

  • "People with diabetes are more likely to be depressed, because they are under long-term psychosocial stress, which is associated with diabetes complications."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The Impact of Cancer version 2 (IOCv2) questionnaire measures the long-term psychosocial impact of cancer.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • [12] and can have long-term psychosocial consequences for the child, e.g. stigmatization, discrimination and depression

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Clinical and research interests: long-term psychosocial adjustment of young adult survivors of childhood cancer; child and family adjustment to serious pediatric illness; end-of-life care in pediatrics; addressing medical traumatic stress in pediatric patients, families, and professional caregivers.

    Postdoctoral Program

  • One reason could be that mental-health care has tipped toward the use of the psychiatric drugs while there hasn't been the same growth in the use of so-called psychosocial therapies, such as seeing a therapist.

    Mental-Health Drug Usage Rises

  • Now, leading cancer-advocacy groups, major cancer centers, insurance companies and oncology medical societies are stepping up efforts to help, with new programs to provide so-called psychosocial services that aid patients, families and health-care providers in managing the myriad psychological and social aspects of cancer.

    Cancer Survivors Find Support

  • It affects their quality of life and can lead to long-term psychosocial impact. "

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Just as serious are what could be called psychosocial needs, our need for other people to care for us.

    Top stories from Times Online

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