Hysteria (disambiguation)

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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:

Psychology[edit]

  • 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

Music[edit]

Television, film and theatre[edit]

Botany[edit]

  • Hysteria Reinw. is a synonym of Corymborkis, an orchid genus

See also[edit]