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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Leibovich (1) has already pointed out the relationship was 'hysterical neurosis, depression and personality disturbances'.' Swanson et al (3) reported 77 patients who had nausea as their main complaint, although in 73% of patients it was accompanied by vomiting; 2 in other words, they could be regarded as belonging to the nausea type of psychogenic vomiting.
(1) Hysteria had been identified in the DSM II of 1968/1974 as "hysterical neurosis"
Hysterical neurosis, conversion type: Clinical and epidemiological considerations.