Suffering from a bad case of PCWS

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Suffering from a bad case of PCWS

Postby enocia » Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:00 pm

Post CEO Withdrawal Syndrome (or PCWS)
Definition: PCWS is an anxiety disorder characterized by a set of symptoms that appears when an individual stops being exposed to the influence of their CEO. It is a phenomenon in which travelers develop a strong dependency relationship with their CEO as one of their primary caregivers. The symptoms usually start to develop when travelers return to their day-to-day job. It is proven that without this profound connection, the traveler can compromise their ability to concentrate on their environment and could be insecure into their exploration. It may develop quickly, as fast as within a few hour of the end of a trip. Typically the severity of the symptoms experienced will depend on the amount of exposure to the CEO.
Symptoms: The symptoms vary greatly from one individual to the other. They can include sleep disturbance, mild anxiety to severe depression, lack of confidence, inability to concentrate irritability and weaknesses.
Epidemiology: There is debate over the rates of PCWS found in populations, but despite changes in diagnosis and the criteria used to define PCWS between 1990 and 2013, epidemiological rates has increased significantly. The United Nations' World Health Organization does not publish estimates of PCWS impact for each of its member states.
Classification: Both The American Medical Association or the National Institute of Mental Health have not officially recognized PCWS as a disease or disorder yet, but physicians around the world are rallying for the official inclusion of the disease into the medical community.
History: The surge of the number of case in recent years has drawn the attention of health professional to this condition since 1990. Some of the first cases were reported as far back as in 1990. It is just lately, that the term PCWS has been created.
Diagnosis: there is no formal diagnosis. The only accepted method is self-diagnosis where an individual just recognized it is over.
Medication: Only time will heal
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Re: Suffering from a bad case of PCWS

Postby Zuleika » Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:14 am

LOL very good!

Yes I have had something similar. Our CEO on a trip through Venezuela was absolutely marvellous. She was like our mum, best friend, sister, party mate and leader all rolled into one.
She looked after us, drank with us, sang with us and danced with us.
I cried at the airport when we had to say goodbye!
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