the name given to various conditions where an aspect of yourself is seen as being outside of your control. It is common in neurological and psychological disorders but is also seen as a failing of an impulse control.

SELF-ALIEN SYNDROME: "Joe exhibited self-alien syndrome with his psychological disorder."
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