Detachment Overview

Detachment may refer to a mental or physical symptom. Detachment may mean a psychological symptom or to physical detachment of some tissue in the body.

Emotional detachment is where a person does not emotionally connect with other people. Related symptoms include isolation, depersonalization, empathy difficulty, and other similar symptoms. Emotional attachment is also important as a maternal bond between a mother and child.

Physical detachment occurs where some part of the body detaches from another part. Examples include vitreous detachment and retinal detachment.

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