The spiritual evaluation of this psychopathological state could be portrayed as showing off. Hysterical individuals are easily noted for their emotional imbalance, which is expressed by stormy and bright changes of mood. The speech of these people is full of images, characterized by frequent exaggeration of the facts.
The portrait of a neurasthenic is typical — this is a person who is quick-tempered, irritable, quickly wound up, "at the drop of a hat," in whom the nerves are clearly giving out or, just the opposite, lethargic, whining, feeling tiredness and exhaustion in all of his life powers. But it is interesting to note: the high irritability and irascibility of the neurasthenic is not directed toward himself, but towards others!