hysterical neurosis


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Noun1.hysterical neurosis - neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions
mimesis - any disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease
neurosis, neuroticism, psychoneurosis - a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
anxiety hysteria - a form of hysteria having features of both conversion disorder and anxiety neurosis
hysterocatalepsy - hysteria with cataleptic symptoms
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In hysterical neurosis this refusal of the body to follow Master signifiers manifests itself in symptoms like anesthesia, paralysis, and tics--disorders which Freud discovered derive not from neurological dysfunctions but, rather, from representations of the body being caught in conflicts between ideals and desire (66).
for hysterical neurosis, a case that Freud, strangely, never published.