Definition of psychoneurosis
: neurosis; especially : a neurosis based on emotional conflict in which an impulse that has been blocked seeks expression in a disguised response or symptom
Origin of psychoneurosis
First Known Use: 1883
Medical Definition of psychoneurosis
plural psy·cho·neu·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\play
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