neurotic personality


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neurotic personality

[nə′räd·ik ‚pər·sə′nal·əd·ē]
(psychology)
An individual who exhibits symptoms or manifestations intermediate between normal character traits and true neurotic features.
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a2b1: Girls with a neurotic personality and adequate socialization.
a2b2: These are girls with a neurotic personality and inadequate socialization.
POG: a2b1 - Neurotic personality, adequate socialization
POG: a2b2 - Neurotic personality, inadequate socialization
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Researchers at Heidelberg University in Mannheim, Germany, conducted a study and found that neurotic personality could triple the chances of developing asthma.