Neurosis

Neurosis is a class of functional mental disorders involving distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations, whereby behavior is not outside socially acceptable norms. It is also known as psychoneurosis or neurotic disorder, and thus those suffering from it are said to be neurotic. ==History== The term neurosis was coined by the Scottish doctor...
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Neurosis

• (n.) A functional nervous affection or disease, that is, a disease of the nerves without any appreciable change of nerve structure. • (n.) A functional nervous affection or disease, that is, a disease of the nerves without any appreciable change of nerve structure.
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neurosis

(ndbobr-ro´sis) pl. neuro´ses former name for a category of mental disorders characterized by anxiety and avoidance behavior. In general, the term has been used to refer to disorders in which the symptoms are distressing to the person, but reality testing does not yield unusual results, behavior is not outside the social...
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neurosis

neuroticism noun a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
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Neurosis

Neu·ro'sis noun ; plural Neuroses . [ New Latin , from Greek ... nerve.] (Medicine) A functional nervous affection or disease, that is, a disease of the nerves without any appreciable change of nerve structure.
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Neurosis

a disorder in which the individual has insight into the illness and they can distinguish between sub
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neurosis

a mental illness that makes you behave in an unusual way
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Neurosis

A pathological abnormal emotional state characterised by an inability to deal efficiently with anxiety.
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neurosis

A term no longer used medically as a diagnosis for a relatively mild mental or emotional disorder that may involve anxiety or phobias but does not involve losing touch with reality.
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neurosis

In psychology, a general term referring to emotional disorders, such as anxiety, depression, and phobias. The main disturbance tends to be one of mood; contact with reality is relatively unaffected, in contrast to psychosis
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Neurosis

It is emotional disturbance that adversely affects thinking and judgement. A person suffering from neurosis shows constant anxiety about something or other.
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neurosis

neurosis (medicine)
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Neurosis

Neurosis is a mild mental condition of emotional disorders.
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Neurosis

Neurosis is used to describe anxiety disorders such as anxiety and phobias.
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neurosis

neurosis, in psychiatry, a broad category of psychological disturbance, encompassing various mild forms of mental disorder. Until fairly recently, the term neurosis was broadly employed in contrast with psychosis, which denoted much more severe, debilitating mental disturbances. The two terms were u...
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Neurosis

Neurosis: A chronic disorder featuring irritability of the nervous system (nervousness) and characterized by anxiety and/or extreme behavior dedicated to avoid anxiety situations.
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Neurosis

relatively mild emotional disorders (such as mild depression and phobias)
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Neurosis

Singular of neuroses. Term covering a range of disorders (see unconscious). An example would be agoraphobia, or fear of open spaces. The cause of such a neurosis lies in the individual's unconscious, possibly as a result of a traumatic event in childhood.
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neurosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: nū-rō′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. A psychological or behavioral disorder in which anxiety is the primary characteristic; defense mechanisms or any phobias are the adjustive techniques that a person learns to cope with this underlying anxiety. In contrast to the psychoses, people with a neurosis do not ex...
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neurosis

[n] - a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
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