neurotic, neurasthenic

neurotic, neurasthenic

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  • psychotic, neurotic, neurasthenic — These terms are loosely used interchangeably, and for good reason: it is difficult to separate and apply them exactly. A psychotic person suffers from a psychosis, any major, severe, and debilitating mental disease. A psychotic individual may or… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • neurasthenic — See neurotic, neurasthenic See psychotic, neurotic, neurasthenic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • neurotic — See neurotic, neurasthenic See psychotic, neurotic, neurasthenic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • neurotic — adj psychoneurotic, emotionally disturbed or unstable, mentally ill, mentally deranged, disturbed, deranged, irrational, confused, Sl. messed up, Sl. screwed up; maladjusted, abnormal, aberrant, deviant, psychopathic, Sl. twisted, Sl. warped, Sl …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • neurotic — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, alcoholic, alternating personality, antisocial personality, anxious, brain damaged, brain injured, catatonic, certifiable, confused, deviant, disordered, disordered personality, distraught, disturbed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • psychotic — See psychotic, neurotic, neurasthenic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • mental — adj 1. psychical, cerebral, rational, intellectual, psychological; conceptual, theoretical, abstract, noetic, noological, ideative; inward, metaphysical, subliminal, subconscious; thinking, reasoning, knowing, phrenic, perceptual, cognitive,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Personality Disorders —    Even though upsetting behavior is as old as the human condition, systematic attention to disorders of the personality appears relatively late in the development of psychiatry. On the whole, the asylum generation of psychiatrists had little to… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder —    Physicians and non physicians alike have always recognized the existence of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behavior. Across the ages, examples are common in religion of praying compulsively or dwelling obsessively on salvation or damnation …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • hypochondriac — Synonyms and related words: alcoholic, alternating personality, antisocial personality, bowed down, cast down, dashed, dejected, depressed, despairing, despondent, desponding, discouraged, disheartened, disordered, disordered personality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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