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In modern psychology, the term neurosis, also known as psychoneurosis or neurotic disorder, is a general term that refers to any mental imbalance that causes distress, but does not interfere with rational thought (i.e., psychosis) or an individual's ability to function in daily life (i.e., psychosis or a personality disorder).

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