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sen'sory depriva'tion



Psychiatry.
the experimental or natural reduction of environmental stimuli, as by physical isolation or loss of eyesight, often leading to cognitive, perceptual, or behavioral changes, as disorientation, delusions, or panic.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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