Definition of Phobic neurosis
1. Noun. An anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations. "Phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
Generic synonyms: Anxiety Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Agoraphobia, Simple Phobia, Social Phobia
Derivative terms: Phobic
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Literary usage of Phobic 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)
"One of these is phobic neurosis, characterized by an intense fear of an object or a situation which constitutes no real danger to the patient A phobia is ..."
2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... anxiety neurosis, phobic neurosis, hysteria, alcoholism, drug dependency, antisocial personality, homosexuality and other sexual deviations, ..."
3. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Solyom, L; Heseltine, GFD; McClure, DJ; Solyom, C; Led- widge, B; and Steinberg, G. Behavior therapy versus drug therapy in the treatment of phobic neurosis ..."