La belle indifference

French, translation: beautiful indifference

The apparent lack of concern shown by an individual towards their physical symptoms in dissociative or conversion disorder. 

The term was first used by the French psychiatrist Pierre Janet

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One Response to “La belle indifference”

  1. Anna :o] says:

    What has happened to your blog then – where is all the interesting stuff? I have just visited here via JD and am underwhelmed by your alphabet of psychiatry. Easy-peasy, lemon squeezey.

    I am in angst at the loss of interesting stuff – or am I? I don’t really care really.

    Belle :o ]

    Regretabley I do not consider a coffee has been earned.

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