psychoneurotic


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psy·cho·neu·rot·ic

(sī'kō-nū-rot'ik),
Pertaining to or suffering from psychoneurosis.

psychoneurotic

See neurotic.

psychoneurotic

(sī″kō-nū-rŏt′ĭk) [Gr. psyche, mind, + neuron, sinew]
1. Pert. to a functional disorder of mental origin.
2. A person suffering from a neurosis.
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169), the psychoneurotic veteran of Waller's imagination indeed offers a worthy "problem" to be solved in postwar cinematic and literary representations.
These psychoneurotic intricacies would tax a master dramatist.
For both young woman, religious devotion is the most obvious manifestation of their psychoneurotic disorder.
For example, Cartwright and Cooper (1993) found that 6 months after a merger in a UK building society, more than one-third of 157 middle managers reported mental-health levels comparable to, or worse than, psychoneurotic outpatients.
It was finally deleted from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III-R, 1987), due to ambiguity as well as its overlap with other psychoneurotic disorders (Abbey & Garfinkel, 1991; Young, 1989), but remains a common psychiatric diagnosis in Asian countries (Cheung, 1989; Murakata, 1989).
This could not be more than a matter of months after "A Way You'll Never Be"--unless the reader assumes that Nick recovered from the war, for the skiing stories, then suffered another breakdown before "Big Two-Hearted River," or lived for an indefinite time in a psychoneurotic state that would have prohibited the early writing career assumed for him in some analyses of the stories.
The first Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM I) offered a cluster called psychoneurotic disorders.
Pou, Special Communication: Diagnostic Patterns in Disability in Puerto Rico and the United States, 68 Boletin dela Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico 224 (1976) (indicating that Puerto Ricans have a rate of mental, psychoneurotic, and personality disorders more than three times as high as the general United States population).
61] In fact, one-quarter of the women studied had undergone psychiatric treatment for psychoneurotic disorders.
Services were applied to the limit only if they were provided in connection with "mental, psychoneurotic, and personality disorders," as defined by the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III-R).
An abnormally high percentage of them recorded scores on the Crown-Crisp Experiential Index (CCEI), a clinical measure of mental health[26], comparable with psychoneurotic outpatients.
Meers, "Traumatic and Cultural Distortions of Psychoneurotic Symptoms in a Black Ghetto," in his The Annual of Psychoanalysis (Chicago, 1974), p.