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Medical Dictionary


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

Medical 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—compare actual neurosis


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