depersonalization


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de·per·son·al·ize

 (dē-pûr′sə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. de·per·son·al·ized, de·per·son·al·iz·ing, de·per·son·al·iz·es
1. To deprive of individual character or a sense of personal identity: a large corporation that depersonalizes its employees.
2. To render impersonal: depersonalize an interview.

de·per′son·al·i·za′tion (-sə-nə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

depersonalization

(dɪˌpɜːsnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

depersonalisation

n
1. the act or an instance of depersonalizing
2. (Psychiatry) psychiatry an abnormal state of consciousness in which the subject feels unreal and detached from himself and the world

depersonalization

Pathological loss of contact with reality.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depersonalization - 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.depersonalization - (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.depersonalization - 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
Translations

depersonalization

[dɪˌpɜːsnlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (frm) → spersonalizzazione f

depersonalization

n (psych) despersonalización f
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Table 3 shows the distribution of categorized variables by personal accomplishment, depersonalization and BS in the Adult ICU; and emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and BS in the Neonatal ICU.
The 20-year-old said he began experiencing insomnia, panic attacks and even depersonalization.
In addition, teacher stress, emotional exhaustion, and depersonalization had indirect effects on IEP outcomes through teaching quality and student engagement.
[1] as a syndrome consisting of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization (i.e., a tendency to have negative and cynical thoughts towards other people, patients included), and a reduced sense of personal achievement.
It leads to emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and low personal accomplishment.
Burnout syndrome is the result of chronic emotional stress experienced by employees; it is characterized by high levels of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization and low levels of personal accomplishment [1].
CCHR was at the festival distributing information about the common and well-documented side effects of psychiatric drugs, which include mania, psychosis, hallucinations, depersonalization, suicidal ideation, heart attack, stroke and sudden death.
The most common definition provided for job burnout has been offered by Maslach and Jackson who recognized it as a psychological syndrome comprised of the three dimensions of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced personal accomplishments [6, 7].
The coefficients were determined to be 0.89 in the emotional exhaustion sub-dimension, 0.72 in the depersonalization sub-dimension and 0.77 in the personal failure sub-dimension.
Maslach and Jackson (1986) identified three factors that comprise the burnout construct: (a) emotional exhaustion, (b) depersonalization, and (c) reduced personal accomplishment.
One of the most significant theoretical fruits in this area is the social identity model of deindividuation effects (SIDE), which explains the relationship between anonymity and conformity to ingroup norms through depersonalization. From a social identity perspective, the SIDE model suggests that a person's identity is a complex entity composed of perception of identity as a unique individual and identity based on a variety of group memberships and social identities, such as gender, race, school, and organization (Tajfel & Turner, 1986; Turner, 1985).
With regard to the 3 domains of burnout, 46.4% of the participants had experienced moderate levels of emotional exhaustion, more than half (56.4%) had experienced low levels of depersonalization, and more than half (52.5%), high levels of a diminished sense of accomplishment.