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Hysteria, in its colloquial use, describes a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses.
Hysteria may also refer to:
- Conversion disorder, a replacement for the term hysteria in formal diagnostic manuals
- Histrionic personality disorder, a replacement for the term hysteria in formal diagnostic manuals
- Female hysteria, a formerly common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in women, which is no longer recognized by modern medical authorities
- Discourse of the hysteric, one of psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan's Four discourses
- Hysteria (Def Leppard album), a 1987 album by Def Leppard
- "Hysteria" (Def Leppard song), the title track on the Def Leppard album
- Hysteria (The Human League album), a 1984 album
- "Hysteria" (Muse song), a song by the British band Muse
Television, film and theatre
- Hysteria (play), play by Terry Johnson
- Hysteria (1965 film), a British film directed by Freddie Francis
- Hysteria (2011 film), a British film directed by Tanya Wexler
- Histeria!, an animated series produced by Steven Spielberg for Warner Bros. Animation
- Hysteria, a fictional organism on the program Extraterrestrial
- Hysteria, a benefit comedy show for the Terrence Higgins Trust
- Hysteria Reinw. is a synonym of Corymborkis, an orchid genus
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