Unformatted text preview: individual’s personality actually separates from the rest of his or her conscious functioning Dissociative amnesia – the individual is unable to remember important persona details and experiences usually associated with traumatic or very stressful events. Rare, but most common within dissociative disorders. FOUR FORMS: Localized – forgets all events that occurred during a specified time. (most common) Selective – fails to recall some, but not all, details of events that occurred during a period of time Generalized – cannot remember anything at all from his/her life Continuous – failure to recall events from a particular date up to and including the present Dissociative Fugue – a condition in which a person who is confused about personal identity suddenly and unexpectedly travels to another place Depersonalization – distortions of mind-body perceptions happen repeatedly and without provocation by drugs (feeling of you stepped out of your own body)...
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- Spring '08
- Somatization disorder, Hypochondriasis, PAIN DISORDER