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alienation

 [āl″yen-a´shun]
1. estrangement from society; feelings of being an outsider, foreigner, or outcast.
2. estrangement from one's self; feelings of unreality or depersonalization.
3. alienation of affect; isolation of ideas from feelings, avoidance of emotional situations, and other efforts to estrange one's self from one's feelings.

a·li·en·a·tion

(ā-lē-en-ā'shŭn),
A condition characterized by a lack of meaningful relationships with others, sometimes resulting in depersonalization and estrangement from others.
[L. alieno, pp. -atus, to make strange]

alienation

(āl′yə-nā′shən, ā′lē-ə-)
n.
1. The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement: Alcoholism often leads to the alienation of family and friends.
2. Emotional isolation or dissociation.

alienation

[āl′yənā′shən]
Etymology: L, alienare, to estrange
the act or state of being estranged or isolated. See also depersonalization. alien, adj., alienate, v.
(1) The feeling of being apart from or unattached to others; estrangement felt in a setting viewed as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable, as occurs in depersonalization; the sensation that one has been removed from friends, family or one’s usual social setting; cultural estrangement
(2) The sense of being removed from one’s own emotions—alienation of affect

alienation

Psychiatry
1. The sensation that one has been removed from friends, family or one's usual social setting; cultural estrangement. See Depersonalization.
2. The sense of being removed from one's own emotions–alienation of affect.

a·li·en·a·tion

(ā'lē-ĕn-ā'shŭn)
A condition characterized by lack of meaningful relationships with others, sometimes resulting in depersonalization and estrangement from others.
[L. alieno, pp. -atus, to make strange]

alienation

1. A state of estrangement from, or inability to relate to, other people, concepts, social norms, or even oneself. Alienation, especially of the latter type, may be a feature of psychiatric disorder, but equally it may result from an accurate perception of the social environment.
2. A feeling that one's thoughts and emotions are under the control of someone else or that others have access to one's mind. One of the symptoms of SCHIZOPHRENIA.

alienation

isolation or separation from the standard.

Patient discussion about alienation

Q. my dad has msa, he has recently started seeing things, eg aliens, government consp.ext not fully reconzing lov does not reconize loved ones while having these episodes, becomes anxious and ill manered just not like my dad at all, he's so quite and polite normally.

A. Multi Systems Atrophy = MSA

Try this:
http://www.credencegroup.co.uk/Eclub/ses/sessearch.php?q=atrophy&pvdc=0
Get in touch with the credence group - they know very very much.

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