noogenic neurosis

no·o·gen·ic neu·ro·sis

in existential psychiatry, the neurotic symptomatology resulting from existential frustration.
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Consequences of such a condition are existential vacuum and noogenic neurosis, described by Victor Frankl.
For those troubled with noogenic neurosis (caused by an existential vacuum) Frankl recommended logo-therapy, a therapy that explores man's search for meaning in which the role of the existential therapist is to be with the client on their journey of discovery of their own meaning.