The excessive secretion of tears due to an organic condition that creates an insuficient drainage of tears or it is asociated with emotional stress.

EPIPHORA: "Joe had epiphora from emotional stress and chronic anxiety."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EPIPHORA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epiphora/ (accessed January 16, 2020).