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After Monday’s column on my dog Archie’s separation anxiety, I think I could assemble an entire pack of neurotic pooches.
SOME PEOPLE GO TO EXTREME LENGTHS TO SOOTHE THEIR NEUROTIC DOGSJOHN KELLYJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I was also fearful of failure, neurotic, a perfectionist, ambitious—undoubtedly to the point of being unbearable.
DOES BIRTH ORDER REALLY DETERMINE PERSONALITY? HERE'S WHAT THE RESEARCH SAYSLYNN BERGERAPRIL 13, 2021TIME
For instance, firstborn children in this data set might be a little more cautious, but they were also less neurotic than later-born children.
DOES BIRTH ORDER REALLY DETERMINE PERSONALITY? HERE'S WHAT THE RESEARCH SAYSLYNN BERGERAPRIL 13, 2021TIME
With a narrative whipsawing among four neurotic protagonists, “Paradise, Nevada” charts a collision course through the gaming industry, grappling with Vegas’s objectifying entertainment complex and accelerating tech sphere.
‘PARADISE, NEVADA’ TRIES TO CAPTURE OUR ANXIOUS AMERICAN ESSENCE WITH A COLLISION COURSE THROUGH THE GAMING INDUSTRYPETE TOSIELLOAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Here is my pet theory of the gouty origin of neurasthenia and perhaps Beard's neurotic constitution, beloved of rhinologists.
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
Neurotic tendencies which unfit women for marriage—the desire for domination.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
Sexual anæsthesia another neurotic trait which interferes with marital harmony.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
She glared at him with the wild look that frequently comes to the hysterical or neurotic woman's eyes.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
The condition is probably of neurotic origin and tends to recur.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
The condition is to be considered as probably of neurotic origin.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
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