obsessive-compulsive neurosis

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obsessive-compulsive neurosis

[əb′ses·iv kəm′pəl·siv nü′rō·səs]
(psychology)
A neurotic disorder in which anxiety relates to obsessions which the individual fights against but cannot control, and by which the person is dominated.
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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.