NEURASTHENIA

which is characterized by fatigue, weakness, insomnia, achies and pain. The onset of the condition is considered to be due to emotional conflicts, tensions, frustrations and other psychological factors. Recently, the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual) classified neurasthenia as an undifferentiated somatoform disorder.

NEURASTHENIA: "Neurasthenia is typically related with emotional and life stressors due to the symptoms- fatigue, weakness and insomnia amongst others."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEURASTHENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neurasthenia/ (accessed November 14, 2019).
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