Would you use the same expression to describe male writers who suffer from neuroses or mental illnesses?
He would always say that a good relationship is just a pairing of neuroses.
From a novel of Brooklyn neuroses to what happens when evangelicals take over an Alaskan national park.
They christened these new disorders by the name of neuroses, reserving the name of psychoses for the mental disorders of lunatics.
Our insight into the causation of the neuroses has therefore been amplified.
The general condition of the patient must be treated on the same lines as in other neuroses.
The psychotherapy of the neuroses is based on this difference.
Thence these turnings of mind that are so often to be observed in the course of neuroses and psychoses.
As I have often repeated, the theory of the anxiety belongs to the psychology of the neuroses.
Such functional disturbances may be styled professional cramps, spasms, or neuroses; but are they identical with tics?
1776, "functional derangement arising from disorders of the nervous system," coined by Scottish physician William Cullen (1710-1790) from Greek neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + Modern Latin -osis "abnormal condition." Used in a general psychological sense since 1871; clinical use in psychiatry dates from 1923.
neurosis neu·ro·sis (nu-rō'sĭs, nyu-)
n. pl. neu·ro·ses (-sēz)
Any of various mental or emotional disorders involving symptoms such as insecurity, anxiety, depression, and irrational fears.
Tension or irritability of the nervous system; nervousness.