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to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to take on or give a false appearance of

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However, talking to herself, crying and laughing, hand movements, communication deficits and blunted affect continued.
But there are nuances to Benning's "flatness"; this view of a world of blunted affect is not totalizing, as her work's limited dimensionality actually heightens her portrayal of subjectivity.
The woman kept her appointment the day after her discharge, but it was noted she had been unable to fill her prescription for Seroquel, a psychotropic agent used to treat schizophrenia, was obsessed with psychotic thoughts, was frightened, and had an "inappropriate and blunted affect.
Findings include blunted affect, bulimia, hypersexuality, and aggressive behavior.
But significant weight gain occurred in 12 patients; sedation, drooling, and blunted affect were also seen.