ergasia

ergasia

 [er-ga´zhah]
term coined by Adolf meyer to describe the total activity or functioning of a person, encompassing both behavior and mental activity. He defined a group of “ergasias,” conceived of as behavioral patterns that are reactions or adaptations to genetic, developmental, and environmental factors, as alternatives to psychiatric diagnoses. For example, merergasia, partial impairment of functioning, included most behaviors now classified as anxiety disorders.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

er·ga·si·a

(er-gā'zē-ă),
1. Any form of activity, especially mental.
2. The total of functions and reactions of an individual.
[G. work]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

er·ga·si·a

(ĕr-gā'zē-ă)
1. Any form of activity, especially mental.
2. The total of functions and reactions of an individual.
[G. work]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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