29 June 2010   |   by Ajay Jaiman   |    comment

affluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of moreā€¦

An epidemic of stress, overwork, waste and indebtedness caused by the relentless desire for more material success and economic growth.

PBS has a diagnostic quiz. Take the Quizto find out if you suffer from this condition.