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neurosis British & World English

A relatively mild mental illness that is not caused by organic disease, involving symptoms of stress (depression, anxiety, obsessive behaviour, hypochondria) but not a radical loss of touch with reality

neurosis English Thesaurus

Max was said to be in the grip of some sort of neurosis

neurosis New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

mental illness not caused by organic disease

psychoneurosis British & World English

Another term for neurosis.

transference British & World English

The redirection to a substitute, usually a therapist, of emotions that were originally felt in childhood (in a phase of analysis called transference neurosis)

transference neurosis in transference British & World English

The redirection to a substitute, usually a therapist, of emotions that were originally felt in childhood (in a phase of analysis called transference neurosis)


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