In men, but not women, neuroticism was positively correlated and masculinity negatively correlated with crying.
Wilson found that the risk of death doubled in those with a neuroticism score in the top 10 percent.
Irregularity and pain in menstruation are a frequent cause of neuroticism.
But the constant auto-illusion must always lead to neuroticism and pathology—the hidden fears.
1894, from neurotic + -ism.