Definitions of depersonalization

n representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality

depersonalisation, reification
Type of:
the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing

n emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness

depersonalisation, depersonalisation disorder, depersonalisation neurosis, depersonalization disorder, depersonalization neurosis
Type of:
dissociative disorder
dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down

n (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine

Type of:
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state
(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

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