phobic neurosis


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Noun1.phobic neurosis - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situationsphobic neurosis - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
agoraphobia - a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
social phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with situations in which you are subject to criticism by others (as fear of eating in public or public speaking etc)
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