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aprosexia (s) (noun), aprosexias (pl)
The inability to maintain attention or to concentrate: Aprosexias are medical conditions that are common in certain organic situations that affect the brain and are involved in some psychiatric circumstances.

Aprosexia can be a result of overwhelming emotions that constantly interfere with a person's thought processes.

A patient may show excellent attentive capacities when special interests are involved; however, aprosexias may occur when certain situations unexpectedly come to mind.

—Composed from information provided by
Psychiatric Dictionary, Seventh Edition, by Robert Jean Campbell, M.D.;
Oxford University Press; New York; 1996; page 61.
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