belle indifference

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la belle indifference
A condition in which the person is unconcerned with symptoms caused by a conversion disorder. A naive, inappropriate lack of emotion or concern for the perceptions by others of one's disability, usually seen in persons with conversion disorder

La belle indifference is a way of pretending nothing is happening: it represents a way of showing one's paralysis to others by manipulating their judgment through an attitude of indifference.

la belle indifférence
Alternative spelling of la belle indifference

It is understood that some of the schemes have equilibrated in a way such that two, three, or more mutually exclusive opinions coexist within one patient (or even personality); the situation becomes more perplexing to the therapist when she realizes that rather than approaching this circumstance with appropriate circumspection and confusion, the incest victim may respond with a degree of la belle indifférence to the illogical coexistence of contradictory alternatives.

belle indifference

    Silbentrennung

    Belle in·dif·fer·ence

    Türkische aussprache

    bel îndîfrıns

    Aussprache

    /ˈbel ənˈdəfrəns/ /ˈbɛl ɪnˈdɪfrəns/

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