ergasio-, ergasi-, ergas-, ergat-
2. The sum of the mental, behavioral, and physiological functions and reactions that make up an individual.
Adolf Meyer, M.D., LL.D., (September 13, 1866 in Niederweningen, near Zurich, Switzerland - March 17, 1950), was a Swiss psychiatrist who rose to prominence as the president of the American Psychiatric Association and was one of the most influential figures in psychiatry in the first half of the twentieth century.
His focus on collecting detailed case histories on patients is the most prominent of his contributions; along with his insistence that patients could best be understood through consideration of their life situations.
2. Undue eagerness to perform surgery.
2. A persistent, extreme anxietiy and dread of work related to not performing or functioning to perfection: Dr. Perfect, as a surgeon, suffered from ergophobia in that he was overly afraid in failing to operate successfully and with upmost proficiency and skill.
The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
2. Etymology: from Greek ergon, "work" + asthenos, "weakness".