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Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Counselor: Or therapist. If you're reaching out here, you need help. Don't go it alone.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Numbing: Emotional detachment is an inability to connect with others on an emotional level, or a type of mental assertiveness that allows people to maintain th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
15 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: For some people with what analysts call "poor affect tolerance, " the emotions others evoke in them are too overwhelming, and in order to defuse those ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Numbing: Emotional detachment is an inability to connect with others on an emotional level, or a type of mental assertiveness that allows people to maintain th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Emotional detachment: Occurs following traumatic events. It is an attempt to protect one's self from further harm and pain. If you numb your feelings you hope to stop being ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety Induced: Not an official diagnosis, "emotional detachment" can describe someone who has trouble making emotional attachments with others, often due to anxiety ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Emotional: Detachment is often referred to as "Flat Affect." There is little or no expression of feelings, both verbally and non-verbally. No smile, startle, f ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
If you are feeling: Emotionally detached, you can reach out to a therapist and talk about how you are feeling. They will work with you to understand whether this is due t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Detachment: Please consider working with a psychologist or psychiatrist on this. You'll first need a comprehensive evaluation to determine a working diagnosis, s ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
For some, kind of...: Many doctors do cope by emotionally detaching but not all of us. I deal with death through understanding that death only applies to our bodies, not ou ... Read More
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