Crossword clues for depersonalisation
n. (alternative spelling of depersonalization English)
n. emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness [syn: depersonalization, depersonalization disorder, depersonalisation disorder, depersonalization neurosis, depersonalisation neurosis]
(existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in a stupid social machine [syn: 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" [syn: depersonalization, reification]
Usage examples of "depersonalisation".
A host of other, simpler, defence mechanisms put to use by the parent are likely to obscure the predominant use of projective identification: projection, displacement, intellectualisation, depersonalisation.