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§ 1. Introduction
The world is ripe for the ushering in of a new era where human beings could live peacefully with one another were those people involved in deliberately instigating war disorders to relinquish their constant threats they pose to mankind and the universe as a whole. At least in this modern-day we acknowledge that wars are never caused by citizens in its entirety or by individuals per say for frivolous reasons, but instead by afflicted leaders that some countries have instituted. Seen from this perspective, it would be wrong for any country or power to use this irresponsible behaviour a country's leadership possesses to punish the inhabitants (innocent citizens) of this sovereign country. As the consequences could be catastrophic; this could occur to many normal people that form parts of the citizens of this particular country.

As the proper functioning of a nation depends on its absence of chaos, contentions, and confusion, unnecessary steps that are carried out by any outside influence, powers or catastrophes could bring non-equilibrium minds to these people. This is one of the reasons why any step such as the blockade of a country concerning its economic activities, which are the sources of their prosperity, could force a situation of orderliness and serenity to develop into pandemonium leading to colossal confusion. An infectious disorder originating from the external world would, therefore, not be appropriate to any functioning economic that requires the equilibrium minds of its potential investors and industrious citizens at work.

§ 2. Definition
The disorder of economic blockade or the tempering of economic capacities is where countries or some powers, which have external influence, cause problems to a sovereign country through pressure in order to disrupt its economic activities that comprise the sources of their prosperity. It is a disorder that could come from many sources that the country in question has no power to resist and may directly or indirectly be channelled to weaken the leadership of a country that its citizens may not have the slightest strength to resist or replace. An authoritarian leadership that has its grips on citizens could be the cause of this disturbance that has called for this blockade. How could these citizens initiate a change of such a form of government, especially if the leader is suffering from a disorder, such as AZC, superwunsken, schizophrenic, or psychotic?

The economy of any country is the source of the country's worth and dignity; in fact, it is the lifeblood. Therefore, any disorder involving this important sector could lead not only to chaos and confusion, but also paranoid symptoms, winmust syndromes, SCP disorders and etc. The most fanatical groups would commence to indulge in a behaviour that would make them suffer the risk of Norman psychosis, which is automatic response to commit a conspiracy without adequate rationalisation or thoughts.

§ 3. Symptoms/Characteristics
Experience has shown that due to modern civilisation, those days when one individual, individuals or a group of people initiate wars that spread to engulf the whole citizen has ceased. Instead, wars are cunningly commenced either through manipulation of the ruling government or the machination of a group that formed the core of the ruling elite. Therefore, the idea that citizens could be punished because of the disorders of its leadership is totally wrong and would not be good for the proper functioning of societies. What are the real symptoms, specific characteristics or the consequences of these disorders of economic blockade?

It is generally accepted that citizens of a particular country cannot initiate easily to effect a change of its form of government, particularly if the leaders are in the habit of indulging in malpractices at the state of politicomadness, filialdumm, Norman psychosis due to the tragedies and the sufferings from different disorders. These disorders could be AZC, superwunsken, schizophrenic, or psychosis. Here, the general atmosphere in the country would be chaos and immense confusion. There is no way the people in the country could be considered as supporting totally without apprehension what the leadership would do next and the sides they should take. This general atmosphere of pandemonium should not therefore be augmented with what is considered as a punishment to weaken the grip of the leaders who anyway have no contact with reality and as a result do not assent to the worsening and deteriorating situation in the country.

As the leaders become paranoid and thereafter look for “scapegoats” or “enemies of collaboration” with a foreign power, so also would the citizens be suffering from paranoid symptoms, winmust syndromes, SCP disorders that will increase the chaos and confusion all the more. Fanatical groups among them would begin to indulge in unnecessary behaviours that would make them suffer Norman psychosis. Chicken brooding disorders could be experienced in some quarters of the country. And as the economy of the country is the sources of the country's worth and dignity and being its lifeblood, but presently deficit, could lead the whole society to fall apart.

§ 4. Case Studies
(a) War in Antiquity
Many nations perished with their citizens (the young, the aged, and its women and children) due to the improper blockade rival army surrounded their fenced city or community. The Biblical Story of the fall of the Walls of Jericho is one example where the whole people perished at the swords of the children of Israel. The Israelites themselves suffered hunger and perished in the hands of aggressive nation that encamped behind their city walls for several days to force them to give up.

(b) Cuba in the Modern World
This nation for the past 40 or more years has suffered in the hands of the world and its aggressive neighbour that had no sympathy for its women and children.

(c ) Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe nationals suffered greatly from the hands of the world and some notable countries in Europe due to their afflicted leader who became obsessed with power at the expense of the hungry citizens of the nation.

§ 5. Analysis and Discussion
In War Psychiatry, certain disorders can be transmitted, especially if the bad behaviour of certain individuals or sovereign nations that portray extreme inherent disorders in turn causes other individuals to suffer a similar disorder or become entangled in further disorders. A nation and its citizens that are going through different disturbances or disorders engineered by its leaders that have individuals psychiatric problems should not be made to face further humiliating maltreatments/disorders that they cannot do anything about it. Economic blockade is one such disorder that could consequently lead to further disturbances that may have dire consequences on the people in the country. First of all, it would intensify the emergence of Chicken Brooding Disorders (CBD) in the different parts of the country. Secondly, the general atmosphere could lead to many citizens becoming sufferers of paranoid symptoms, Norman psychosis, winmust syndrome, SCP disorders, psychotic, and etc due to the unpredictable behaviour of its leaders. Leaders of this people that are suffering from AZC or Superwunsken disorders could brutalise these citizens/subjects and the foreigners that live among them. They could, for example, use them as human shield or employ them as slaves or force them to work as common labourers. Furthermore, they could use their countries as the training ground for terrorist war patients who could be going around in the world organising Suicidium Bombings and illegitimate threats. The terrorist activities of these patients would further escalate trouble in the whole world, including the threat of flying aeroplanes and these troubles leading to enormous amount of money to be used for providing security in the country in question.

Economic blockade disorders reflect also the behaviour of the pressuring-authority (i.e., the Agent or Authority) that falls into the inhumane manner of dealing with innocent citizens, including children, women, the handicapped, and the elderly. The disorders speak less well on the behavioural characteristics of the suffering nation as well as the pressuring-nation. The latter may probably be “War fathers” or “Ancestor nations” noted for their “parasitic behaviours” in the world and the manner they breed war and disorders in the overall part of the world. While engaging in petty peace making efforts, on the other hand, they are engaged in causing colossal disturbances around the world to the dismay of the sympathetic world's inhabitants.

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