Although the professional literature came to include somewhat more on the psychoneurotic disorder between the first and second editions of DSM, DSM-II (APA, 1968) comprised no more than a single paragraph on what would then be termed, Obsessive Compulsive Neurosis
. The twelve prolific years of research on obsessive compulsive neurosis
before the publication of the next manual (Carr, 1974; McFall & Wallersheim, 1979) meant that DSM-III (APA, 1980) explicated extensive data and research-advances in the area of what was now being called an Anxiety Disorder.
In DSM-II, published in 1968, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) was characterized as an "obsessive compulsive neurosis
." It was not reclassified as the current OCD diagnosis until DSM-III-R was published in 1987, after the FDA approved clomipramine.
For such politicians vote bank politics is compulsive neurosis
In a (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23756561) 2014 study , which interviewed 339 young adults, it was found that 46.9 percent of participants suffered from onychophagia and 0.9 percent had onychotillomania, a compulsive neurosis
in which a person picks constantly at the nails or tries to tear them off.
The phenomenology of severe obsessive compulsive neurosis
. British Journal of Psychiatry, 131, 75-78.