Asthenic personality

Asthenic personality

a personality type characterised by low energy level, easy fatigability, incapacity for enjoyment, lack of enthusiasm, and oversensitivity to physical and emotional stress. When appearing in marked form it becomes a psychological disorder (asthenic personality disorder), also called dependent personality.

Synonym: asthenic personality disorder, dependent personality disorder.

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