Definition of Dissociative disorder

1. Noun. Dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down.

Definition of Dissociative disorder

1. Noun. Any of several mental disorders that affect consciousness ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissociative Disorder

dissociated nystagmus
dissociation by interference
dissociation constant
dissociation constant of a base
dissociation constant of an acid
dissociation constant of water
dissociation energy
dissociation reaction
dissociation sensibility
dissociative anaesthesia
dissociative disorder (current term)
dissociative disorders
dissociative drug
dissociative drugs
dissociative hysteria
dissociative identity disorder
dissociative reaction
dissociative recombination

Literary usage of Dissociative disorder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Acute withdrawal and dissociative disorder often appear similar. Dissociated people require an immediate toxicological screen and should be admitted for ..."

2. Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reforms: Continuity and Change in by Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Ratna M. Sudarshan (2003)
"... that are especially common among women compared to men in the developing countries, namely, dissociative disorder and somatization disorder. ..."

3. The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families: Survivors of War edited by Dennis K. Rhoades, Michael R. Leaveck, James C. Hudson (1996)
"Psychotherapy of the survivor of incest with a dissociative disorder. Psychiatric Clinics of North America 12(2):307-324. ..."

4. The Ultimate Psychopolitics, Mass Mind Control and the Global Control System by Ceres (1993)
"... under other circumstances, might be diagnosed as Depersonalization or Dissociative Disorder. All three drugs proved to be highly addictive. ..."

5. Moon-o-theism: A Study of Mideast Moon-God Religionsby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"Terms such as brainwashing, dissociative disorder and Stockholm syndrome apply, as NS Rajaram wrote: Dhimmitude may be seen as the state of mind induced in ..."

6. Working for Living: Slavery Masquerading As Freedom And Democracy by Walter Prytulak (2005)
"In other words one has to suffer from a kind of dissociative disorder characterized by a disruption in the usually integrated functions of being religious. ..."

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