psychogenic deafness

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psychogenic deafness psy·cho·gen·ic deafness (sī'kə-jěn'ĭk)
Hearing loss or impairment caused by a mental or emotional disorder or trauma and having no evidence of an organic cause. Also called functional deafness.

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