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Neurosis

A functional psychological disorder with no organic causes whose origins in emotional conflict can often be understood and dealt with by psychotherapy. Neurosis may be manifested as anxiety, fugue, hysteria, obsession, compulsion or phobia. Neurotic behaviour suggestive of neurosis.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Neurosis
- A functional nervous affection or disease, that is, a disease of the nerves without any appreciable change of nerve structure.
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