Medical Dictionary


noun neu·ro·sis \n(y)-ˈrō-səs\
plural neu·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of NEUROSIS

:  a mental and emotional disorder that affects only part of the personality, is accompanied by a less distorted perception of reality than in a psychosis, does not result in disturbance of the use of language, and is accompanied by various physical, physiological, and mental disturbances (as visceral symptoms, anxieties, or phobias)
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