Freud presented the world of phantasy as a ‘storehouse’ that the patient can draw on to feed both his neurosis and his psychosis.
The Home Office has found that 90 per cent of prisoners suffer at least one of five mental disorders: psychosis, severe neurosis , drug dependency, alcoholism or personality disorders.
Freud's two-stage account of neurosis
too much neurosis about a child's progress is unproductive
Why not write a book in praise of the obsession, celebrating the neurosis at the heart of all literature?
Borderline Personality Disorder was described only 30 years ago and it was so named because it was thought to be at the border between psychosis and neurosis .
apprehension over mounting debt has created a collective neurosis in the business world
These substitutions are sometimes viewed as part of a neurosis or psychosis.
OK, so I'm a quivering bundle of irrational neuroses , but that's not the point.
So what made this scene so powerfully articulate ‘collective neuroses and fears’?