psychodrama etymology

English word psychodrama comes from English drama, English psycho-

Detailed word origin of psychodrama

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
drama English (eng) (slang) Rumor, lying or exaggerated reaction to life events; melodrama; an angry dispute or scene; intrigue or spiteful interpersonal maneuvering.. A composition, normally in prose, telling a story and intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the dialogue. A situation in real life that has the characteristics of such a theatrical play. Such a work for [...]
psycho- English (eng) Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.
psychodrama English (eng) A drama in this form.. A form of psychotherapy in which a patient acts a role in a context devised by a psychotherapist.

Words with the same origin as psychodrama

Descendants of drama
dorama dramedy dramystery mysterama
Descendants of psycho-
psychoactive psychoanalyst psychoanalytic psychoanalyze psychobabble psychobiotic psychocutaneous psychogalvanometry psychogenic psychogeography psychokinesis psychokinetic psychometry psychon psychonic psychopath psychosemantic psychosexual psychosis psychosomatic psychosynthetic psychotherapy psychothriller psychotypological