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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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