ISOLATION OF AFFECT

a defence mechanism when a traumatic event is experienced without the emotion associated with it.

ISOLATION OF AFFECT: "Isolation OF Affect is when painful feelings are recalled without experiencing the emotion. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ISOLATION OF AFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/isolation-of-affect/ (accessed June 16, 2019).
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