anxiety neurosis


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anxiety neurosis

[‚aŋ′zī·əd·ē nu̇′rō·səs]
(psychology)
A psychoneurotic disorder characterized by diffuse anxious expectation not restricted to definite situations, persons, or objects, and by emotional instability, irritability, apprehensiveness, and a sense of fatigue; caused by incomplete resolution of repressed emotional problems, and frequently associated with somatic symptoms.
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