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(Greek: nerve, nerve fiber, tendon, sinew, cord; nerve cell, nerve cells)
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hysterical neurosis
A form of neurosis in which there is an involuntary disturbance or loss of psychogenic origin of motor, sensory, or mental function.

Characteristically, the symptoms begin and end suddenly in situations which are emotionally charged and which are symbolic of underlying, usually repressed conflicts; frequently the symptoms can be modified by suggestions.

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A mental disturbance or disease.
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