AVIATOR'S NEURASTHENIA

refers to a distinct syndrome of gastrointestinal disorders, irritability, insomnia, emotional stress, and mental fatigue associated with pilots flying military aircraft in the early 20th century.

AVIATOR'S NEURASTHENIA: "A person with aviator's neurasthenia would likely experience somatic complaints relating to the flying of military aircraft."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AVIATOR'S NEURASTHENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aviators-neurasthenia/ (accessed November 16, 2019).
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