dissociative disorder

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A category of mental disorders with dissociation as a prominent feature. See depersonalization disorder, dissociative amnesia, dissociative convulsions, dissociative fugue, dissociative identity disorder, dissociative movement disorders, dissociative stupor, dissociative trance disorder, Ganser syndrome. In some taxonomies of mental disorders, including ICD-10, but not in DSM-IV, conversion disorder is also classified as a dissociative disorder. DD abbrev.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

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