occupational neurosis

occupational neurosis

[‚ä·kyə′pā·shən·əl nu̇′rō·səs]
(psychology)
Any neurotic disorder manifested by the individual's inability to use those parts of the body commonly employed in the individual's occupation, such as a writer's inability to write due to a painful feeling of fatigue in the hand.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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