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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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The reduction of a horse to its bleached skull, and the subsequent mechanical reproduction of its image, re-rendered in the plastic of a 3D printer, invites reflection on the relationship between the depersonalisation of the 'other' and the human capacity for violence.
The Agreement contains provisions stating that data can only be stored for a certain period of time, and it introduces an important new element: depersonalisation of the data just 6 months after it is sent to the US.
These symptoms are closely related to depersonalisation, however here the individual feels as if they, instead of the environment, are not real.
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).
With the depersonalisation of LOCs and the need for combating professional isolation, we find that the local organisation we have in IWOS functions well.
She added: "One of the symptoms of burnout is depersonalisation and seeing people as numbers.
Eventually Grant was diagnosed with phobic anxiety depersonalisation syndrome, said to give him panic attacks if he was in a big city for any length of time.
The authors found that the longer a doctor was qualified or worked in the primary care setting, the lower the levels of emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation experienced--adding weight to ongoing calls for employing and retaining more seniors to supervise and support their junior colleagues.
Here, I have used the term disassociation to mean the separation and depersonalisation of breast milk from an embodied substance to a consumerable product--which my research reveals, is a necessary condition of accepting donor breast milk (DBM).
Maslach (1982) divides burnout into three components--emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and personal accomplishment.