DEBILITATIVE ANXIETY

An anxiety felt by a person that they see as interfering with their performance, such as being psyched out or not in the zone.

DEBILITATIVE ANXIETY: "Joe had worked himself to such a state that he was suffering a debilitative anxiety."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEBILITATIVE ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/debilitative-anxiety/ (accessed September 23, 2021).
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