psychobiography

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psychobiography

[sahy-koh-bahy-og-ruh-fee, -bee-]
noun, plural psychobiographies.
a biographical study focusing on psychological factors, as childhood traumas and unconscious motives.

Origin:
1930–35; psycho- + biography

psychobiographer, noun
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psychobiography (ˌsaɪkəʊbaɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
a biography that pays particular attention to a person's psychological development
 
psychobiographical
 
adj

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Widely praised, the book stirred discussions on the insights of psychobiography as well as its limitations.
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