mental alienation

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  • I had been there for weeks in a state of mental alienation. Cited from The Pacha of Many Tales, by Frederick Marryat
  • How has this strange mental alienation been able to operate? Cited from Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, by Voltaire
  • Many forms of mental alienation are nothing else. Cited from Dreams, by Henri Bergson
  • King George III., after a long period of ill health, was found to be definitely suffering from mental alienation. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol X, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • That the same degenerative basis lies at the bottom of both his moral and mental alienation, cannot be doubted. Cited from Studies in Forensic Psychiatry, by Bernard Glueck
  • But his health was impaired, and his sister's attacks of mental alienation were ever becoming more frequent and of longer duration. Cited from Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John W. Cousin
  • As this state of mental alienation showed itself more and more distinctly, on his gradually acquiring physical strength, it seemed as if the painful fact would kill me. Cited from Lizzy Glenn, by T.S. Arthur
  • I believe that the relation between the criminality and mental alienation of this man is analogous to that existing between two branches of the same tree. Cited from Studies in Forensic Psychiatry, by Bernard Glueck
  • Were the peculiarities of this man really associated with any sort of mental alienation, according to Cohen's hint? Cited from Daniel Deronda, by George Eliot
  • He argued that mental disorders are not separate entities but stem from a single disease that he called "mental alienation".
  • The prince was shocked at his wretched, emaciated appearance and his lamentable state of mental alienation. Cited from Wolfert's Roost, by Washington Irving
  • But cases of mental alienation grow more common every day, and as an old friend of your father's I cannot overlook symptoms of madness in you. Cited from Don Orsino, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Shortly after a herdsman showed signs of mental alienation, and gave various indications of having sustained the persecution of evil demons. Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian, by Various
  • As to suicide, it is inevitably accompanied by certain -- albeit various and different -- degrees of mental alienation or disease. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 4, April, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • His contradictory critics had perplexed him with the most intricate literary discussions, and either occasioned or increased a mental alienation. Cited from Literary Character of Men of Genius, by Isaac Disraeli
  • Around the same time, Pinel was popularizing a new understanding of mental alienation, particularly through his 'medical-philosophical treatise'.
  • With the first returning consciousness came the oppression of the yoke, the impulse to match the mental alienation with that of the body -- strong need to move away. Cited from The Magnetic North, by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • He also saw such people as objects of compassion whose mental alienation could be helped, even if that was in prison or what he referred to as the "christian system of criminal jurisprudence".
  • He alluded to his early trials with entire freedom, to his long illness and mental alienation, to his hopes for his boy, and especially to his indebtedness to Jim. Cited from Sevenoaks, by J. G. Holland
  • It is part of his nature to do so; and exceptions to the rule are rare and unnatural -- so much so that they in all cases imply a certain degree of mental alienation. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 4, April, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
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