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nervous breakdown (not in technical use)

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having coined the term "Americanitis" as a synonym for
James nor Stein ever specifically used the term "Americanitis"
The healthy brain can cope with occasional worry; it is the iteration and reiteration of disquieting thoughts which the cells of the brain cannot successfully combat." The result of Americanitis is always illness, sometimes chronic, often fatal.
Rand's "Americanitis" did not wane with her arrival in America, but rather intensified, perhaps owing to a succession of singular events.
AS the Prime Minister battles with Americanitis (a chronic infliction which leaves the sufferer yearning to be a US citizen) there is evidence that the disease is spreading through Downing Street with the speed of the Great Plague.