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Diagnosis and treatment of neurosis

DIAGNOSIS It usually does not cause difficulties, as the doctor observes the presence of important feature of the close relationship and the stress factor influencing the clinical picture of the disease (the system psychologically understandable links to K. Jaspers). In the long neurosis neurotic development or in some cases requires the differentiation maloprogredientnoy with schizophrenia (eg, schizophrenia with obsessive-compulsive). At endogenous process nevrozopodobnoy symptoms has specific characteristics. Obsessions appear by themselves, prevail "abstract compulsion" (contrasting thoughts, ruminations, intrusive memories

Obsessional neurosis (obsessive-phobic neurosis)

This neurosis involves a series of neurotic conditions under which patients have obsessive fears, thoughts, actions, memories that they themselves are perceived as alien and unpleasant, painful and at the same time, patients themselves can not free themselves from their obsessions. At the origin of the disease plays an important role constitutionally-personal predisposition. Predominate among patients who suffer from reflection (introspection), and anxious-hypochondriac. Most often, the leading symptoms of neurosis are fears (phobias). Dominated by fear of contracting severe physical or infectious diseases (kardiofo

Hysterical neurosis

Occurrence of hysteria in women still in Egypt and ancient Greece was associated with physicians of antiquity diseases of the uterus (from the Greek. Hysera - womb). Hysterical neurosis manifested diverse functional psychiatric, medical and neurological disorders. It is characterized by severe and suggestibility samovnushaemostyu patients (pitiatizm by Babinski), the desire to attract attention. Due to the variability of the patients with hysteria its symptoms can resemble a wide variety of manifestations, including physical illness syndrome (Briquet, 1880). Jean Charcot therefore called hysteria "great imitator." K. Bonhoeffer (1911) on

Neurosis: neurasthenia, signs and symptoms

Neurosis - functional (reversible) mental disorder caused by exposure to stressful factors while preserving awareness of the disease and correct reflection of the real world. The term "neurosis" and first decrypts it gave William Cullen (1769, 1777), which is described as such by all mental disorders, including those who currently belong to the neuroses (hysteria, anxiety, hypochondria, mild cases of melancholia ). In domestic psychiatry are three main types of neuroses: neurasthenia, hysterical neurosis, obsessional neurosis. Diagnoses "hypochondriac neurosis" and "depressive neurosis" in the present
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