depersonalisation


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Related to depersonalisation: depersonalisation disorder, Derealisation
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Noun1.depersonalisation - emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness
dissociative disorder - dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
2.depersonalisation - (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine
existential philosophy, existentialism, existentialist philosophy - (philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe; assumes that people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of themselves
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; "a manic state"
3.depersonalisation - representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality; "according to Marx, treating labor as a commodity exemplified the reification of the individual"
objectification - the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing
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It was found that emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation were significantly higher among residents working in government institutions than private institutions (p<0.
More specifically, the main objective of this study is measuring the burnout prevalence in staff of juvenile facilities and analysing whether there are significant differences in its factors (emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation, self-fulfilment) depending on the epidemiological variables (gender, age, marital status) and working variables (seniority, position, timetable, contract, location).
Nitrous oxide may cause analgesia, depersonalisation, derealisation, dizziness, euphoria, and distortion of sound.
Over the next twenty-five years he has had various other diagnoses; LSD induced Depersonalisation Syndrome, Depersonalisation-Derealisation Syndrome, LSD induced Simple schizophrenia, depressive disorder and anxiety disorders.
The authors defined this popular psychological phenomenon as "a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation, and reduced personal accomplishment that can occur among individuals who do 'people work' of some kind" (Maslach and Jackson 1986).
These symptoms are closely related to depersonalisation, however here the individual feels as if they, instead of the environment, are not real.
The most widely accepted definition of the burnout syndrome is one that describes it as a response to chronic work stress made up of three components: emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and low personal accomplishment (Maslach & Jackson, 1981).
Job burnout is characterised by (1) emotional exhaustion; (2) depersonalisation and (3) a decreased sense of personal accomplishment (Cordes and Dougherty, 1993; Maslach and Jackson, 1981; Lee and Ashforth, 1990).
I have to say that I am not in favour of giving medical advice over the telephone and very much against the depersonalisation of the health service with a corresponding depreciation in the definition of a Family Practitioner.
Burnout is defined as the syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and reduced personal accomplishments.