Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An emotional maladjustment with the predominant symptom of anxiety together with possible impairment of thinking or judgement. It may be characterized by phobias, obsessions, compulsions, or sexual dysfunction. Neurosis is now more generally referred to as anxiety disorder.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.