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abulia

[ā′bü·lē·ə]
(psychology)
Loss of ability to make decisions.
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By contrast with modern 'positive mental attitude' approaches--which strive to un-imagine imaginary conditions, reverse hysterical disorders, and expel 'mental germs'--Coue's efforts were directed at achieving command over oneself: arousing the will to live, increasing self-responsibility (addressing akrasia), increasing proactive initiative (addressing aboulia), activating natural healing processes (vis medicatrix natum), arousing latent neurochemical and neurobiological resources (see Frisaldi, et al.
Democratic Aboulia as an Ideological Strategy to Reduce the Human
These times are coupled with a physiological sense of helplessness or decadence: an aboulia of will or societal apathy.
Policy in the Horn of Africa: Aboulia or Proxy Intervention?" Review of African Political Economy, No.