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Definition of "obsessional" []

  • Marked by obsession (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "obsessional" in a sentence
  • "Freud has delimited what he calls obsessional or compulsion neurosis (Zwangsneurosis), which is classed under psychasthenia by the French and under neurasthenia by others."
  • "But really what happens can happen with steroid use, with domestic homicide, and just with domestic violence in general is something that we call obsessional paranoia."
  • "Stekel appears to have stated that he has never seen a complete cure by psychoanalysis, and Ferenezi is not able to give a good account of the results; especially as regards what he terms obsessional homosexuality, he states that he has never succeeded in effecting a complete cure, although obsessions in general are especially amenable to psychoanalysis. ["