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French term or phrase:devaluation
English translation:devaluation
Entered by: Pascale Dahan
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20:56 Dec 11, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Psychology / Psychiatry
French term or phrase: devaluation
a symptom of depression.
Is it 'lack of self-worth' or is there a more 'medical' term?


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Pascale Dahan
United States
Local time: 14:00
devaluation
Explanation:
Usually stands alone.
Dorlands = "a defense mechanism in which emotional conflict or stressors are faced by attributing exaggerated negative qualities to the self or to others."
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4 +5self-devaluationSusana Galilea
3 +1devaluation
Jonathan MacKerron


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
self-devaluation


Explanation:
[DOC] Contribution of MACI Personality Disorder Scales to Suicidal ...
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... Pd4-Social Alienation, and Pd5-Self-Alienation, as well as the MACI scales 2b-Doleful,
3-Submissive, 6A-Unruly, 8B-Self Demeaning, B-Self Devaluation, E-Peer ...
psychology.wichita.edu/dprc/handout/ APA%20Poster%20Depression%20and%20Psychopathy%202003%20handout.doc - Similar pages

The Inverted Narcissist: HealthyPlace.com Personality Disorders ...
... worth. However this is not conscious. He goes through cycles of self-devaluation
(and experiences them as dysphorias). The IN's ...
www.healthyplace.com/communities/personality_disorders/ narcissism/faq66_4.html - 21k - Cached - Similar pages



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Or plain \"devaluation\", if it refers to others...


Psychiatric Times
... Psychiatric Times May 1997 Vol. ... are distorted in favor of public blandishments; and
patients, children, parents, friends are subject to instant ***devaluation***. ...
www.psychiatrictimes.com/p970562.html - 19k - Dec 10, 2003 - Cached - Similar pages


Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 16:00
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Azure
8 mins

agree  toubabou: which leads to lack of self-estime
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agree  TREX2
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agree  sktrans
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agree  CHE124
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18 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
devaluation


Explanation:
Usually stands alone.
Dorlands = "a defense mechanism in which emotional conflict or stressors are faced by attributing exaggerated negative qualities to the self or to others."

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gabrielle Leyden: Idem for R.J. Campbell (Psychiatric Dictionary), + "devaluation of others is one of the best discriminators of narcissistic personality disorder..."
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