Where Have All the Neurotics Gone? | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

The restless, grumbling, needy presence that once functioned in the collective mind as an inner voice that hedged against excessive optimism is slipping into the past. Some of the reasons that “neurotic” has fallen out of colloquial usage are obvious. Freudian analysis lost its hold on the common consciousness, as well as in psychiatry, and some of Freud’s language lost its power. But there's more . . .