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  1. Sep 2023
    1. Neurotic means you’re afflicted by neurosis, a word that has been in use since the 1700s to describe mental, emotional, or physical reactions that are drastic and irrational. At its root, a neurotic behavior is an automatic, unconscious effort to manage deep anxiety.

      Definition of neurosis seems very similar to how I came to understand my unconscious behaviour of trying to hide my deep anxiety of my shadow (see framework)

  2. Sep 2013
    1. transference neuroses as attempts made by the egoto defend itself against sexuality; but the concept of libido was endangered

      Narcissism (1) obtain understanding of traumatic neuroses, (2) transference neuroses as attempts made by ego to defend itself against sexuality