psychogerontology etymology

English word psychogerontology comes from English gerontology, English psycho-

Detailed word origin of psychogerontology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gerontology English (eng) The branch of science that deals with the problems of aged people. It is to be distinguished from geriatrics, which is the study of the diseases of the elderly. Gerontology covers the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.. The study of the elderly, and of the aging process itself.
psycho- English (eng) Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.
psychogerontology English (eng) A subfield of gerontology that studies the psychological processes of aging.

Words with the same origin as psychogerontology

Descendants of gerontology
gerontechnology gerontological gerontologist
Descendants of psycho-
psychoactive psychoanalyst psychoanalytic psychoanalyze psychobabble psychobiotic psychocutaneous psychodrama psychogalvanometry psychogenic psychogeography psychokinesis psychokinetic psychometry psychon psychonic psychopath psychosemantic psychosexual psychosis psychosomatic psychosynthetic psychotherapy psychothriller psychotypological