actual neurosis

noun

Medical Definition of actual neurosis

: a neurosis characterized by hypochondriacal complaints or somatic manifestations held by Freud to be caused by sexual disturbances — compare psychoneurosis

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“Actual neurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/actual%20neurosis. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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