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Where's the difference between introversion and social withdrawal?

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Introversion is more of a usual personality type of being inwardly tuned, whereas social withdrawal suggests a shift from being more socially engaged to becoming more socially isolated.
The latter is usually more situational and suggestive of emotional discomfort. The line between the 2 may be blurry at times & can be clarified by exploring one's emotional state.

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Introversion is more of a usual personality type of being inwardly tuned, whereas social withdrawal suggests a shift from being more socially engaged to becoming more socially isolated.
The latter is usually more situational and suggestive of emotional discomfort. The line between the 2 may be blurry at times & can be clarified by exploring one's emotional state.
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