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Isolation the process or fact of isolating or being isolated.
- Sociology: Social lack of contact between persons, groups, or whole societies
- Psychology: The failure of an individual to maintain contact with others or genuine communication where interaction with others persists
It may refer to:
- Human isolation (disambiguation)
- Solitude, a state of seclusion or isolation, i.e., lack of contact with people
- Solitary confinement, a special form of imprisonment in which a prisoner is isolated most or all human contact
- Isolationism in politics, the policy or doctrine of isolating one's country from the affairs of other nations
Sciences, including formal sciences and applied sciences
- Isolation (health care), various measures taken to prevent contagious diseases from being spread
- Isolation (psychology), a defence mechanism in psychoanalytic theory first proposed by Sigmund Freud
- Isolation level in database systems, how/when the changes made by one operation become visible to other concurrent operations
- Isolation tank, a lightless, soundproof tank inside which subjects float in salt water at skin temperature
- Galvanic isolation, a principle of isolating functional sections of electrical systems to prevent current flow
- Reproductive isolation in population genetics, prevents members of two different species from producing offspring if they cross or mate
- Topographic isolation of a summit, the great circle distance to the nearest point of equal elevation
- Vibration isolation, in engineering, the process of isolating an object from the source of vibrations
- Isolated system in thermodynamics, a physical system without any external exchange
- Isolating language, a type of language with a low morpheme-per-word ratio
- Uncontacted tribes, people in isolation from the outside world
- Application isolation in computing environments, for example in the Java Virtual Machine or in Windows Vista
- Isolation effect or Von Restorff effect, a psychological effect of distinctive items more easily "remembered"
- Isolation (The Walking Dead), an episode of the television series The Walking Dead
- Isolation (Carpathian album), 2008
- Isolation (Fear My Thoughts album), 2008
- Isolation (Toto album), 1984
- "Isolation" (Alter Bridge song), 2010
- "Isolation" (Joy Division song), 1980
- "Isolation" (Kreator song), 1995
- "Isolation" (John Lennon song), 1970
- "Isolation", a song by Die Krupps from 1995 album III - Odyssey of the Mind
- Isolation (illusion), an illusion whereby a prop appears to float in space
- Isolation (poker), a play specifically for the purpose of making the hand a one-on-one contest with a specific opponent
- Isolation (health care), measures taken to prevent the spread of contagious diseases
- Isolation ward (medicine), a separate ward used to isolate patients suffering from infectious diseases.
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- Isolate (disambiguation)
- Insulation (disambiguation)
- Social isolation
- Isolator (disambiguation)
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