a psychogenic inhibition correlated with employment wherein the person encounters distress and escalating aversion to work, that might be reflected as inefficient work performance or responsive symptoms of disease which escalate in seriousness as the person keeps working. In some instances, there is a particular inhibition which impedes the capacity to work, frequently impacting a vital operative required for that work.

OCCUPATIONAL NEUROSIS: "Many people work like to blame their unwillingness to work on occupational neurosis- likely, such a diagnosis is neither common nor easily-rendered."
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