Neurosis is a walking detour

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What you from such a neurotic would like to… you know, neurotic… Stresshead one! Similar statements belong to the current register of domestic communication. Who but the neurotic anyway? Is it a neighbor, which after one hundred twenty parking at your place, or you, because it bothers you to insanity and you are not able to make a deal with him?¬†

A pinch of history

A psychiatrist willing to clearly define neurotic in as little as a single, albeit rozvité sentence, could do it like this: Each person can make a mistake, can it happen again, if it but will do thirty times, then it is neurotic.

Or he might say: Neurotic elaborately bypasses the problem, instead it just solved. And this is also the reason, why is mental illness entitled neurosis for the patient and his surroundings of the complex, and therefore debilitating walking after the strange winding road.

If it is still quite difficult to define the concept of neurosis simply, then maybe because the name itself is nonsense. The Latin word neurosis means inflammation of the nerve, so exactly, what in this case it is not. This mistake originated in the deep past, when doctors believed that the symptoms of this mental disease has on the conscience of the organic damage to the nerve. Although since the last century it is clear that the problems causing the malfunction of the functional, the name of the diagnosis remained unchanged. But one thing is certain: neurosis revealed even by the blood test, or x-ray picture, only the psychiatric and psychological examination, to which his discovery of the unconscious has contributed greatly Sigmund Freud.

For the cause of neuroses marked unaware of the conflict that people are hiding deep down in your heart. All.

The collision need to be addressed

Unconscious conflicts, ride on the surface of the influence of adverse external situation, the pressure or overload, causing people great and unpleasant anxiety. This is why it is their solution necessary.

“For example, your unaware of the conflict in relation to the mother must solve, because in order to be able to ripen. You cannot be a child in fifty years, we ourselves have become parents,” notes Dana Diamonds, psychiatrist to the prague Daily sanatorium Upper Palata.

The organism will try to help the defense mechanisms with the massive anxiety deal, expended energy, however, unfortunately, turns into symptoms of neurosis. So is born to be numerous phobias, which can have the person scared of anything: spiders, tight spaces, people… Just so I include obsessive compulsiveness that accompany the tedious rituals. One of the patients of dr. Diamonds chasing the feeling of the dirt so hard that she spent up to eight hours a day in the bath, which, of course, impossible to lead a normal life. Equally can be the neurosis of the hysterical, to the most feared disabilities belong to the lighter or moderate form of depression.


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