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."
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