noun. a psychological state wherein scenarios and encounters are so mentally, perceptually, and emotionally arousing that they drain or even go beyond the person

OVERLOAD: "Many hormonal or emotional disorders are severely affected by stress overload."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERLOAD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overload/ (accessed September 23, 2021).