Sisyphus syndrome

A term referring to the mindset typical of a stress-driven ‘type A’ person (e.g., doctors) who obtains little to no self-recognition or gratification from accomplishing the difficult goals he/she places upon himself/herself

Sisyphus 'syndrome'

Psychiatry A mindset typical of a stress-driven type 'A' person, who obtains no gratification from accomplishing the difficult goals he or she places upon himself or herself. See 'Anal-retentive. ', 'Toxic core', Type A personality.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
He also reads his new poem "The Sisyphus Syndrome," which depicts Sisyphus as a metaphor for black cultural experience.
Future challenges include the aging of the population, technological change, international opportunities, and the Sisyphus syndrome.