Psych M.D. - Neurotic disorder


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Term: Neurotic disorder
Definition (Myers): a psychological disorder that is usually distressing but that allows one to think rationally and function socially. (1)
Definition (alternative): a class of functional mental disorders involving distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations, where behavior is not outside socially acceptable norms. (2)
Contextual explanation: a mental disorder that involves distress, but one who has this can think rationally and function just normally.
Related terms and concepts:
Psych M.D. - Neurotic disorder - The NeuronPsych M.D. - Neurotic disorder - The Neuron(3)
Psych M.D. - Neurotic disorder - The Neuron(4)
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Sources:
  1. Myers, D (2004). PSYCHOLOGY. New York, NY: Worth Publishers.
  2. Neurosis. (2009). In Wikipedia [Web]. from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neurosis
  3. "Munch,Edvard." WebMuseum. Web. 1 Jan. <http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/munch/>.
  4. "Anxiety Disorders." Abnormal Psychology. Web. 1 Jan. <http://www.eruptingmind.com/anxiety-disorders/>.
Edited by: LEAH
Date of last edit: November 6, 2009



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