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Medicine For Neurosis
Is bisoprolol advisable in treatmentof palpitations, high puls due to Neurosis? Other heart conditions excluded. R there better medicine in that case?
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
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
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
See below: 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" and the resulting condition. ...Read more
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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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
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
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
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
Not much: Neurosis is a name that us not used any more. ...Read more
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
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