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per se syndrome


A term referring to a relationship “syndrome”, in which once one partner shows too much interest, the other automatically takes the relationship for granted.

Reference Psychology


A state of technical proficiency without a soul–e.g., by chefs at a restaurant.

Obviously, neither of these definitions correspond to real syndromes, but rather ad hoc coinages of dubious value; they should be eliminated 


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