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A new disease that is sweeping modern Britain, thanks to business success, inheritance, rising property valuations, and the Lottery. It refers to the sense of confusion and disorientation that the newly rich when they find they are suddenly multimillionaires.
According to one psychologist, the feel ‘shame, guilt, anger, rampant materialism and all manner of compulsive/addictive behaviour’.
One of the worst aspects of the disease is the inability of sufferers to take the one obvious step that will alleviate their condition: donate their wealth to charity.
A psychological malaise supposedly affecting wealthy young people, symptoms of which include a lack of motivation, feelings of guilt, and a sense of isolation.
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