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Is there a difference between someone having OCD and just plain neurosis?

Is there a difference between someone having OCD and just plain neurosis?

Neurotic??: Neorosis is an antique term that is no longer commonly used in the mental health field. It was eliminated in the dsm and was used to explain disorders that a physiological basis could be identified. It generally had a negative and sel-imposed implication. The dsm replaced neirosis with anxiety disorder, which OCD is a type of. ...Read more

Neurosis (Definition)

Neurosis is a class of functional mental disorders involving distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations, whereby behavior is not outside socially acceptable norms. It is also known as psychoneurosis or neurotic disorder, and thus those suffering from it are said to be neurotic. The term essentially describes an "invisible injury" ...Read more


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What's the difference between psychosis and neurosis?

What's the difference between psychosis and neurosis?

Severity: The distinction doesn't exist in the current diagnostic system, however the difference was based on the notion that neurotic disorders were ones that were not as serious and did not affect the perception of reality (hallucinations, delusions). ...Read more

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What's the difference between generalized anxiety disorder and neurosis?

What's the difference between generalized anxiety disorder and neurosis?

Different concepts: Generalized anxiety disorder (gad) is a symptom-defined category in the diagnostic and statistical manual that all mental health professionals use. It describes people who are very anxious, worry a lot, are tense, irritable, easily fatigued, have trouble concentrating, etc. "neurosis" is a psychodynamic concept -- disorder marked by inner conflict, anxiety, & unconscious defenses against this. ...Read more

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How to manage beauty with severe anexity neurosis?

How to manage beauty with severe anexity neurosis?

I'm not sure: What you mean. Please explain how your anxiety impacts on your appearance? Consider going into therapy to reduce your anxiety and learn how to relax. Please ask your question again so that I can address your concerns about beauty. ...Read more

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Is factitious disorder considered a neurosis?

Is factitious disorder considered a neurosis?

Factitious DO: Neurosis is old term that is replaced by somatization do. Factitious do is one type of it. ...Read more

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Association between education level and neurosis?

Association between education level and neurosis?

No way to know: An educated person is more likely to seek the care of a psychiatrist who will diagnose neurosis. Severe neurosis may inhibit a person from achieving in school. Since the diagnosis is subjective and there are no mass-screenings, your question -- which is excellent and stimulating -- cannot be answered. ...Read more

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My friend is suffering from phobic neurosis, tell me some tips by which I can help her to get rid of this mentally and emotionally?

My friend is suffering from phobic neurosis, tell me some tips by which I can help her to get rid of this mentally and emotionally?

Be a real friend: You are good to want to help someone in need. I'm not a psychiatrist / therapist, but phobias are often managed successful and return these unfortunates to higher levels of function than before. Don't try to counsel. Offer encouragement and approve every step she takes toward overcoming these terrible fears. Include her in activities -- being troubled can be isolating. Generally, be cool & kind. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how neurosis and psychosis differ?

Can you please tell me how neurosis and psychosis differ?

Reality testing: Psychosis usually refers to where there is a break with reality no matter what the cause. Auditory or visual hallucinations are considered psychotic symptoms as do paranoid thoughts. People with fixed false beliefs usually referred to as delusions are considered to be psychotic. Neurosis is not an official word but usually refers to non psychotic conflicts and symptoms complexes. ...Read more

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I was diagnoz. With neurosis lately have heartpalpitations up to 120 bpm. Doktor said my heart is ok. Shall itake betablocers. I'm 32?

I was diagnoz. With neurosis lately have heartpalpitations up to 120 bpm. Doktor said my heart is ok. Shall itake betablocers. I'm 32?

It depends: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by
anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines.

Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit. Ly/1vlj5 ...Read more

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What is the exact treatment for obssessive compulsive neurosis?

What is the exact treatment for obssessive compulsive neurosis?

Variety of options: The term neurosis has gone a bit out of fashion, and in the us this is usually classified as obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) or obsessive compulsive personality disorder. There is no "exact" treatment, but some ssri antidepressants are effective as are a number of cognitive behavior and other psychotherapies. Some individuals require combination of medications and therapy. ...Read more

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How can institutional neurosis be preventeed at the psychiatric hospital?

How can institutional neurosis be preventeed at the psychiatric hospital?

Hospital iris?: These days you have to be very ill to make it into a hospital & justify daily that you need to be there & are receiving intensive treatment. ...Read more

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Chip away at me every moment of everyday. Neurosis?

Chip away at me every moment of everyday. Neurosis?

Stress: Continuous stress, day and night, with no let up is a tremendous amount of stress to handle without help from a specialist like a psychologist (doesn't prescribe medications) or a psychiatrist (can prescribe medications). Stress management therapy should be very helpful for you. Medication may be temporally prescribed. Don't hesitate to see a specialist. ...Read more

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Can I help gf to overcome those neurosis?

Can I help gf to overcome those neurosis?

Neurosis: There are many kind of neurosis and there is all degrees of it. If it interferes with her life or relationship, ask her to visist a psychologist. ...Read more

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What is the mental illness neurosis vspsychosis?

See Below: In a nutshell, psychosis involves the loss of contact with reality (delusions, hallucinations), while neurosis does involve a degree of stress, but no delusions, or hallucinations. ...Read more

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What do you think about neurosis? Is it another name for anxiety?

One cause of anxiety: "neurosis" was freud's term for symptoms resulting from unconscious emotional conflict. Many such symptoms were identified. He believed that anxiety resulted when unacceptable unconscious material threatened to rise to consciousness. Nowadays we believe this is only one cause of anxiety. A variety of medical, as well as psychological, factors can lead to it as well. ...Read more

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I constantly worry about my kids getting harmed or sick. Do I have a neurosis?

I constantly worry about my kids getting harmed or sick. Do I have a neurosis?

Not necessarily: It is common to have concerns over your children, they are after all an extension of you. If you feel anxious or excessively worried, try some natural techniques like 10 deep breaths in through the mouth and out through your nose, listening to the air flow through. In addition, mint or peppermint tea calms you as well as your digestive system. And a number of herbal teas serve this purpose. ...Read more

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My medical records say that I have obsessive neurosis, must've been diagnosed when I was younger - what exactly is it and do I need help?

My medical records say that I have obsessive neurosis, must've been diagnosed when I was younger - what exactly is it and do I need help?

Obsessive: Obsessive disorder has to do with thoughts that won't go away and preoccupy us, worry us. It is often linked to behaviors that we do to prevent some unknown harm from happening (compulsions). Together they are called obsessive compulsive disorder or ocd. It sounds like you were obsessed with some thoughts when. If that is still an issue it is very treatable by a clinical psychologist. Peace. ...Read more

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How are depression and neurosis connected?

How are depression and neurosis connected?

Depression: Neurosis can be accompanied by depression but depression can exist without depression. Best. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when does *neurosis* become *psychosis*?

Can you tell me when does *neurosis* become *psychosis*?

Psychosis is: When a person loses touch with reality in some manner. ...Read more

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I have very poor motivation for school work, is this due to my neurosis or another health problem and how can I get more motivated?

I have very poor motivation for school work, is this due to my neurosis or another health problem and how can I get more motivated?

Examination: Unfortunately, your information is too little to tell why your motivation is low. You may need a psychological evaluation to figure our why this is. Start with your primary care physician who will refer you to a psychologist or psychiatrist depending on your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am suffering from such problems as difficulty with being focused on sth and difficulty with learning. I also have a tense neck. Would it be neurosis?

I am suffering from such problems as difficulty with being focused on sth and difficulty with learning. I also have a tense neck. Would it be neurosis?

Maybe: While "anxiety neurosis" is possible so is a learning disorder or the adult form of ADHD which can then make you tense and stressed. Please consult a doctor so that a referral can be done and/or a diagnosis made ...Read more

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I am 45 yrs old male. Daily I am taking tablet trika. 25 for anxiety neurosis as per doctors advice it is taking past 6 years. It make any problem about my health in future. Need commense?

I am 45 yrs old male. Daily I am taking tablet trika. 25 for anxiety neurosis as per doctors advice it is taking past 6 years. It make any problem about my health in future. Need commense?

Unclear: Trika, aka alprazolam, is a short-acting anti-anxiety drug which has advantages and disadvantages. Your question does not state: total daily dose, efficacy, side-effects. At low dose (eg 1.5 mg or less daily), long-term problems are unlikely though habituation/addiction are common with this drug making wiithdrawal sometimes difficult. ...Read more

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Is factitious disorder usually considered a neurosis or a psychosis?

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Factitious disorder.: Is a form of somatoform disorders which are separate diagnoses from psychoses. ...Read more

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Is factitious disorder considered neurosis or a psychosis? Any answer appreciated.

Borderline: First of all, it's kind of apples and oranges. Factitious disorder isn't classified as neurotic or psychotic. It's a different categorization system. It can have elements of severe neurosis, verging toward the psychotic at times. People induce symptoms to be in the sick role. It doesn't typically include a delusional-type belief such as in hypochondriasis. Often accompanied by personality d/o ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of neurosis?

What are the symptoms of neurosis?

Neurosis: Anxiety, depression, anger, irritability, low self-esteem, behavior changes such as phobic avoidance, vigilance, impulsive/compulsive acts, cognitive changes such as obsessions, perfectionism, interpersonal such as dependency & isolation. The behaviors are not outside socially acceptable norms or psychotic. ...Read more

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What does it mean if somebody has neurosis?

What does it mean if somebody has neurosis?

Emotional symptoms: Sigmund freud coined the term "neurosis" to mean symptoms that appeared neurological (due to diseased nerves) but were actually psychological. It later came to mean a deep emotional conflict — two feelings at odds with each other — that produce psychological symptoms unconsciously (outside of the person's awareness). It's an old term & not used much anymore, although the concept is still useful. ...Read more

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I think I have a nervous or neurosis disorder?

I think I have a nervous or neurosis disorder?

Why wait: Get an evaluation from an excellent psychiatrist. Then we'll know.
Not hard, huh? It is the right and best to do! ...Read more