in the context of humanistic psychology, metapathology is the frustration and anxiety which arises from an inability to fulfil ones metaneeds.

METAPATHOLOGY: "Metapathology occurs when an individual is unable to satisfy their metaneeds and therefore becomes frustrated."
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