Question: Is emotional unavailability a mental illness?

Emotional detachment is a psychological condition in which a person is not able to fully engage with their feelings or the feelings of others. It can be ongoing, as it is in people with attachment disorders, or it can be a temporary response to an extreme situation.Emotional detachment is a psychological condition in which a person is not able to fully engage with their feelings or the feelings of others. It can be ongoing, as it is in people with attachment disorders

Is emotional detachment a mental illness?

Emotional detachment isnt an official condition like bipolar disorder or depression. Instead, its often considered one element of a larger medical condition. These conditions might include personality disorders, Aspergers syndrome, and an attachment disorder.

Is there a mental disorder for no emotions?

As a condition marked by lack of feelings, it can be difficult to recognize the symptoms of alexithymia. Since this condition is associated with an inability to express feelings, an affected person might come across as being out of touch or apathetic.

Is apathy a form of depression?

The term comes from the Greek word pathos, which means passion or emotion. Apathy is a lack of those feelings. But it isnt the same thing as depression, though it can be hard to tell the two conditions apart.

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