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Psychology 18.3

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Mikal Kern

on 17 November 2014

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Transcript of Psychology 18.3

Chapter 18.3
Dissociative Disorders
A few things to know!
Separation of certain personality components or mental processes from conscious thought
So into a book/movie that you don't hear your name called

**Becomes a psych disorder if used to avoid situaions
Types of Dissociative disorders
Dissociative Amnesia
Sudden Loss of Memory
Usually follows a stressful / traumatic event
Memory can return as quickly as it left
Dissociative Fugue
Forgetting information + suddenly relocating from home or work and taking on a new identity.
Truly believe they are another person
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Sometimes called multiple personality disorder
Existence of two or more personalities within a single individual
Could be voice, facial expressions, self identity
Often severely abused during childhood
Depersonalization Disorder
Feelings of detachment from one's mental process or body.
Feel like they are outside their body looking in.
Explaining Dissociative Disorders
Repress unacceptable urges and feelings
Learning Theory:
Learn not to think of painful events to avoid pain
Biological Theory:
No complete explanation
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