BRAIN FAG

n. a syndrome which manifests as mental exhaustion. It is characterized by symptoms of tiredness, tightness, blurred vision, and pain along the head and neck region. A culture-bound syndrome, it is observed in West African people, predominantly among male students.

BRAIN FAG: "Brain fag is associated with prolonged and excessive thinking, making it all the more difficult to focus and concentrate."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BRAIN FAG," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-fag/ (accessed August 16, 2018).
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