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Modern experts in nervous and mental diseases have sometimes spoken of these states as obsessions.
The physicians had ordered her away from the Paris palace, with its gloomy decorations so stimulating to her obsessions.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Partial obsessions are rather common and there are frequent inquiries as to the best means of treating such a case.
A patient who is suffering from obsessions must carry out certain abnormal actions, or be wretched.
Flaws or failures in the lens of reason allowing certain imprints to emerge, these become fixed ideas and obsessions.
Another form of opposition to these  obsessions is the creation of countervailing reputations.
Both are obsessions; both exalt a part of life above life itself.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREJOHN MASEFIELD
He must be always on his guard against one of the obsessions that too often afflict the timid--the mania for extremes.
The play differs slightly from the other plays, which deal, as we have said, with the treacheries caused by obsessions.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREJOHN MASEFIELD
Vasomotor disturbances, neurasthenic symptoms, obsessions, and hysterical phenomena occur in many women as well as in some men.
THE NERVOUS HOUSEWIFEABRAHAM MYERSON

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