I shall tell you then that we distinguish three pure forms of true neuroses: neurasthenia, anxiety neurosis and hypochondria.
She was tense and nervous, tied in the emotional knots of an anxiety neurosis.
On innumerable occasions we have learned that anxiety neurosis vanishes when the sexual misuse is abandoned.
anxiety neurosis n.
A disorder characterized by feelings of persistent apprehension, fear, or impending doom, which, when acute, manifest themselves in attacks that are unpredictable, usually of short duration, and occur in situations that are not life threatening. Also called anxiety state.