compartmentalization

noun

com·​part·​men·​tal·​iza·​tion
variants or British compartmentalisation
: isolation or splitting off of part of the personality or mind with lack of communication and consistency between the parts
compartmentalize transitive verb
or British compartmentalise
compartmentalized or British compartmentalised; compartmentalizing or British compartmentalising

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“Compartmentalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/compartmentalization. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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