Definition of Hysterical neurosis
1. Noun. Neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions.
Terms within: Mimesis
Generic synonyms: Neurosis, Neuroticism, Psychoneurosis
Specialized synonyms: Anxiety Hysteria, Hysterocatalepsy
Derivative terms: Hysteric, Hysterical
Medical Definition of Hysterical neurosis
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Literary usage of Hysterical neurosis
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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"hysterical neurosis. In the hysterical neurosis, or conversion reaction, anxiety is "converted" into functional symptoms of the special senses or voluntary ..."
2. The Year-book of Treatment (1889)
"hysterical neurosis of the stomach. Schlesinger ( Wiener med. ... Consequently the stomach disorder was diagnosed to be a hysterical neurosis, ..."
3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Many cases of hysterical neurosis involving multiple joints are on record. Only those of the hip will be mentioned, and among them the reader will note with ..."
4. Neither Created Nor Evolved: Living Joyously Without a Creator by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"What is most interesting about hysterical neurosis, Conversion Type, and the Dissociative Disorders, and reason why I brought it up at this time, ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"Erythema is one of the commoner forms of hysterical neurosis of the skin. It may form the origin or base of several other forms of eruption. ..."