dissociative dissociative

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tending to produce dissociation

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, experts in dissociative disorder believe that childhood abuse is often the reason behind multiple personalities.
  2. Psychiatrists may find that she acted in a dissociative state, unaware of her actions and unable to recall what she'd done.
  3. In a 2008 book Walker revealed his struggle with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, a debilitating mental illness.

News

  1. Housing options for people with mental health issues vary greatly across Ohio

    For years in Richmond, Va., and then Newark, Ohio, Larry Racette spent his Supplemental Security Income check on booze and drugs to mask his schizoid personality disorder, dissociative fugue, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum

  2. Housing options for people with mental health issues vary greatly

    For years in Richmond, Va., and then Newark, Ohio, Larry Racette spent his Supplemental Security Income check on booze and drugs to mask his schizoid personality disorder, dissociative fugue, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

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Quotes

  1. "It's kind of a running theme that Tara has anxiety about what she is doing when she's in this dissociative state," Cody says. "You see her throughout the first few episodes kind of keeping a diary, taping herself, asking the family what...
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Diablo Cody Source: Fresno Bee

  2. "It was strangely dissociative," says Greenberg, who talks with the same casual elegance as his characters.
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Richard Greenberg Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "Mind control is a dissociative disorder where a person's real identity is suppressed under a cult identity," Hassan said by telephone.
    on Nov 9, 2003 By: Steve Hassan Source: CNN

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