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A group of psychiatric symptoms, including phobias, obsessions, and compulsions, that were formerly thought to constitute a distinct disorder but are currently attributed to other disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders.
psy′chas·then′ic (-thĕn′ĭk) adj.
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(Psychology) a person who has psychasthenia
(Psychology) related to psychasthenia
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