A relatively mild mental illness that is not caused by organic disease, involving symptoms of stress (depression, anxiety, obsessive behavior, hypochondria) but not a radical loss of touch with reality. Compare with psychosis
has he been diagnosed with an actual neurosis?
(Freud's term for) a neurosis attributed to sexual frustration in the present (due to abstinence, impotence, etc.), rather than to repressed childhood disturbances.
A neurosis caused or precipitated by an accident.
A set of psychological, or psychological and physical symptoms, said to occur particularly amongst suburban housewives, associated with feelings of boredom, anxiety, loneliness, and lack of personal fulfilment.
A disorder in which the main symptom is the occurrence of obsessional thoughts; obsessive-compulsive disorder.
A disorder of nerves or muscles caused by or related to the patient's occupation; specifically muscle spasm or cramp associated with a repetitive manual activity.
Another term for neurosis.
The redirection to a substitute, usually a therapist, of emotions that were originally felt in childhood (in a phase of analysis called transference neurosis)