What are "dissociations"?
sever alterations or detachments.
What are the significant impairments in dissociations?
identity, memory, consciousness.
lose your sense of your own reality.
lose your reality of external world.
Clinical description of depersonalization disorder?
feelings of unreality or detachments .
Tests for depersonalization disorder?
What is dessociative amnesia?
episodes of psychogenica memory loss.
What is dissociative fugue?
fugue is travel, so it is when a person is unable to remember how or why they arrived somewhere.
Clinical description of dissociative identity disorder (DID)?
multiple personalities, amnesia, adopt several new identities.
What is the average number of identities adopted?
What is the Host?
the personality that seeks treatment.
What is the Switch?
the transition from 1 personality to the next.