acenesthesia

acenesthesia

An antiquated term for profound (mental) depression, or the loss of physical awareness of one’s body.

acenesthesia

(ā″sēn″ĕs-thē′zhă, sen″) [ a- + Gr. koinos, common, + -esthesia]
Absence of a feeling of well-being. It occurs in somatoform disorders.

acenesthesia (əsen´esthē´zēə, -zhə),

n the loss, or lack, of the normal perception of one's own body; absence of the feelings of a physical existence, a symptom that is common with many psychiatric disorders.
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