Anal Retentive

Where does the expression anal retentive come from, anyway? Who coined the phrase? Are there any other body functions used to describe personalities within the field of psychology? Within the field of psychology. No need to let your imaginations run amok, now… :wink: :sunglasses:

Click here for more.

Actually, that does sound like me.

How about hysteria:

From Latin hystericus, hysterical, from Greek husterikos, from huster, womb (from the former idea that disturbances in the womb caused hysteria).