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Definition of Neurosis

Neurosis

  1. A functional nervous affection or disease, that is, a disease of the nerves without any appreciable change of nerve structure.

Neurosis Quotations

A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.
Sigmund Freud

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.
Sigmund Freud

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
Carl Jung

We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality.
Sigmund Freud

Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
Anatole France
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Neurosis Translations

neurosis in German is Neurose
neurosis in Italian is neorosi
neurosis in Spanish is neurosis
neurosis in Swedish is neuros

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