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 (sī′kō-no͝o-rō′sĭs, -nyo͝o-)
n. pl. psy·cho·neu·ro·ses (-sēz)
Neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.

psy′cho·neu·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj. & n.


n, pl -roses (-ˈrəʊsiːz)
(Psychiatry) another word for neurosis
psychoneurotic adj


(nʊˈroʊ sɪs, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -ses (-siz)
Also called psychoneurosis. a functional disorder in which feelings of anxiety, obsessional thoughts, compulsive acts, and physical complaints without objective evidence of disease, occurring in various degrees and patterns, dominate the personality.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psychoneurosis - a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
hysterical neurosis, hysteria - neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions
anxiety neurosis - characterized by diffuse anxiety and often somatic manifestations of fear


[ˈsaɪkəʊnjʊəˈrəʊsɪs] N (psychoneuroses (pl)) [ˈsaɪkəʊnjʊəˈrəʊsiːz]psiconeurosis f inv
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When Jones described his own war-induced psychoneurosis, Ernest Hemingway referred to him as "a psycho and not a real soldier.
Dabrowski's theory viewed the development of the gifted individual as development, not as a manifestation of pathology, illness, or psychoneurosis.
These repressed desires often manifest themselves in pathological symptoms that are found in psychoneurosis.
The majority (90%) of patients suffered from schizophrenic disorder, and some of them had severe forms of psychoneurosis or were mentally retarded [3].
Pruritus is perceived as an itching, ranging in intensity from one person to another, from a simple to a painful irritation that dominates the behavior in the case of individuals with psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety, psychoneurosis, etc.
1941) The Physiological conception and treatment of certain common psychoneurosis.
Data analysis related to personality types of every one of the faculties, according to what is illustrated in Table 3, showed that psychoneurosis personality type score in health care, nursing & medical faculties is almost equal or less than the other 3 ones, that is proportionate to the other 3 faculties, they have more stable emotions and less anxiety, depression & stress.
A neurosis can also be called a psychoneurosis, a general term that refers to a mental disorder that may cause hysteria.