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Able to function and think and enjoy, but don't feel

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Able to function and think and enjoy, but don't feel present. A spectator in my own life and often in deep thought or concentration.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Rossi replied 7 years ago.

Good Morning,

Severe stress and or trauma can cause feelings of dissociation as a defense mechanism. You may want to inventory possible stressors (external and internal- job, finances, family life, burn out, poor sleep, anxiety, etc)

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