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What does it mean to have flat affect?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
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In brief: Flat affect

A flat affect is often used to describe the lack of emotion in a situation that would be expected to elicit emotion.
Often, this term is used to describe the emotional state of a person with depression or other mental health issues.

In brief: Flat affect

A flat affect is often used to describe the lack of emotion in a situation that would be expected to elicit emotion.
Often, this term is used to describe the emotional state of a person with depression or other mental health issues.
Dr. Jason Adler
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