Alienation

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Alienation may refer to:

See also[edit]

  • Alien Nation (disambiguation)
  • Alienability (disambiguation)
  • Alienation effect, an audience's inability to identify with a character in a performance, as an intended consequence of the actor's interpretation of the script
  • Alienation of affection(s), a legal term whereby a third party is blamed for the breakdown of a personal relationship
  • Marx's theory of alienation, the separation of things that naturally belong together, or antagonism between those who are properly in harmony
  • Parental alienation, a process through which a child becomes estranged from a parent as the result of the psychological manipulation of another parent.
  • Parental alienation syndrome, the theory that a set of behaviors in a child who displays extreme but unwarranted fear, disrespect or hostility towards a parent can be used to establish that the child's reaction was caused by the other parent.