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Related to dissociative disorder: dissociative identity disorder, depersonalization disorder, borderline personality disorder, somatoform disorder, Dissociative Fugue, Dissociative amnesia
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Therefore, in the further analysis, complex relations between PTSD, ADHD and dissociative psychopathology utilizing the ANCOVA model demonstrated that individuals more prone to dissociative disorders exhibited exacerbation of all PTSD symptoms, including re-experiencing, avoidance and hyperarousal.
DID falls in the section of dissociative disorders in the DSM-IV-TR; as the section title suggests, the key clinical feature is dissociation (APA, 2000), which is defined as "a psychological state in which the individual's level of consciousness is altered" and for those who have experienced it, it is described as "being separated from their body, 'zoned out,' floating above or apart from the body, detached" (Stickley & Nickeas, 2006, p.
Should conversion disorder be reclassified as a dissociative disorder in DSM-V.
We selected four mental disorders that are presumed to have different degrees of biological etiology: schizophrenia, major depression, eating disorders, and dissociative disorders.
This awareness, combined with the advent of the managed care industry, has diminished enthusiasm for inpatient dissociative disorder units.
There is such a strong association between complex trauma (particularly a history of early childhood abuse) and dissociation (both dissociative disorders and dissociative experience; Gingrich, 2005a; 2009) that it merits consideration here.
dissociative disorder, adjustment disorder, or schizophrenia.
Degree of somatoform and psychological dissociation in dissociative disorder is correlated with reported trauma.
Coons (1994) investigated abuse histories for 21 children with diagnoses of multiple personality disorder, dissociative disorder not otherwise specified, and factitious dissociative disorder, as well as nine children with nondissociative disorder diagnoses.

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