Mental alienation

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See also: Mental

References in classic literature ?
Among his actual auditors, however, it merely gave him an additional claim to that respect which they never withhold from such as are believed to be the subjects of mental alienation.
which has been found the most effectual control for moral and mental alienation.
To give one example: 'If during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries progress was measured by technological change then it is in gothic literature that the first forms of modern mental alienation concomitant with that change are documented' (4).