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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A relatively mild personality disorder typified by excessive anxiety or indecision and a degree of social or interpersonal maladjustment.

Usage examples (22)
  • Physicians use the term psychoneuroses to include a group of nervous disorders of so-called functional nature.
  • In this way much needed provision for the treatment of persons suffering from the psychoneuroses and minor psychoses could be furnished.
  • Science, like any other human endeavor, is susceptible to human psychoneuroses (Pathologies?) and these can even be spread like a contagion.
  • The inauguration of the system of constant psychological observation had greatly reduced the probability of acute danger resulting from a watch engineer cracking up, but King... for more
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