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Hypoxyphilia refers to the sub-category of sexual masochism that involves reducing the oxygen supply to the brain while masturbating to achieve a heightened orgasm .
Hysteria refers to a disorder common in Freud's female patients in turn-of-the-century Vienna, characterized by a grab-bag of somatic symptoms: limb paralysis, motor automatisms, sensory deficits, atonia, etc.
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Hysteria refers to a disorder occurring when psychological disturbances take a physical form and there is no physiological explanation, such as an unexplained paralysis of the arms or legs.

Hysterical neurosis refers to a term used by Freud to describe conversion disorder, implying that it is a reaction to anxi

Hysteroscopy refers to the visual inspection of the uterine cavity with the use of endoscope.