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What is the difference between neurosis and psychosis?

Anyone know the difference? I’m confused tbh

Neurosis is anxiety based and psychosis is a thought and perception disorder?

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That article explains the difference

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Most of the normies out there are neurotic while a much smaller percentage suffer from some form of psychosis.

Neurosis is what I tried to avoid when I was younger pre-psychosis

Psychosis is what I try to avoid now post-having it

Neurosis is like fear. Like being a hypochondriac. Psychosis is symptoms you developed from whatever source, like anxiety, stress, poor health.

Neurosis isn’t used since 1980, it was removed from the DSM manual and is not used by Drs in north america.

" Neurosis is a class of functional mental disorders involving chronic distress, but neither delusions nor hallucinations. The term is no longer used by the professional psychiatric community in the United States, having been eliminated from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in 1980 with the publication of DSM III. However, it is still used in the ICD-10 Chapter V F40–48."

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If the term neurotic is not used anymore, what is it called now?

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Not to make light of it, but there was an English comedian that said he was diagnosed with both

Neurosis… Bad for me. Psychosis… Bad for you

It was all in the delivery. I guess you had to be there LOL

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