a state in which a person feels less life-like as though they may be somewhat imaginary. Often a side effect seen in partial seizure patients and those with many other neurological disorders.

ABSENT STATE: "Even the most common of disorders, such as anxiety disorders, can render people into an absent state."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ABSENT STATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/absent-state/ (accessed September 27, 2020).