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A mild form of mental illness, in which subjective experiences of emotional distress are common but contact with reality has not been lost. Examples include anxiety disorders, depression and eating disorders. It is also called psychoneurosis.
Neurosis can in many ways be distinguished from the more severe psychotic mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and manic depression (bipolar).
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A vague diagnosis to describe:
-sometimes constant anxiety with no stress triggering it
-obsessive compulsive antics
-irritably with your girlfriend to the point where you smack her and she says "why" and you reply "because"
-repeated fantasizing of every day things

Symptoms tend to take form in manic episodes that can last for days, weeks, or maybe just an hour.
Kimmy: "I hate my life. Why am I even here?"
Kimmy then has thoughts about self worth and what her worth means to Tod, which is being controlled by her sporadic anxiety attack because she has neurosis.
Tod: "Haha, you're so neurotic."
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