psychoneurosis love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Mental disease without recognizable anatomical lesion, and without evidence and history of preceding chronic mental degeneration.

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  • noun dated neurosis

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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Examples

  • Technically the term psychoneurosis refers to a distinctive, although mild, type of patterned behavioral deviation.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • A discharge for psychoneurosis was the common result of such missives.

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • But psychoneurosis is the product of the patient, however much he needs and utilizes his brain to bring it about, while the musical impingement that visited me followed a physical event, an external interference with the blood supply to my brain.

    Dr. Leo Rangell: Music in the Head: Living at the Brain-Mind Border; Part 2

  • Only those suffering from a severe case of psychoneurosis could believe this or write this for that matter...

    From On High

  • But psychoneurosis is the product of the patient, however much he needs and utilizes his brain to bring it about, while the musical impingement that visited me followed a physical event, an external interference with the blood supply to my brain.

    Dr. Leo Rangell: Music in the Head: Living at the Brain-Mind Border; Part 2

  • Coriat, a Boston physician who concluded that stuttering was a severe psychoneurosis caused by the “persistence into adult life of infantile nursing activities.”

    Knotted Tongues

  • Coriat, a Boston physician who concluded that stuttering was a severe psychoneurosis caused by the “persistence into adult life of infantile nursing activities.”

    Knotted Tongues

  • The presence of an emotional disturbance caused by internalized conflict, rather than by environmental stress and deprivation, is the key to a diagnosis of psychoneurosis.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • Finally, on February 1, in the dusk of a late winter afternoon, she was admitted to Doctors Hospital for the treatment of psychoneurosis.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • He emphasized the increasing incidence of occupational psychoneurosis among the engineers and the grave danger to everyone near the bomb even under the orthodox theory.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

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