SOCIAL WITHDRAWAL

the retreat from society and interpersonal relationships that can be accompanied by in difference and aloofment. It can be associated with several disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and depression. See withdrawal reaction.

SOCIAL WITHDRAWAL: "Joe's son showed social withdrawal due to his autism."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOCIAL WITHDRAWAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-withdrawal/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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