Myers50 - Dissociative and Personality Disorders Module 50...

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1 Dissociative and  Personality Disorders  Module  50
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Which of the following is an example of dissociation? A. Realizing that, although your eyes have been following the page, you have no idea what you just read because you were thinking about something else. B. Having a false belief that you are someone else. C. Developing symptoms of schizophrenia. D. Having emotional highs and lows.
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3 Depersonalization Disorder Conscious awareness becomes separated  (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and  feelings. Symptoms 1. Sense of being unreal. 2. Being separated from the body. 3. Watching themselves as in a movie.
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Dissociative Fugue: Sudden, unexpected travel away from home and assumption of a new identity Occurs only in the presence of an extreme stressor While in the “Fugue State,” the individual has no memory for his former identity. After a period of time, (hours, days, years), the person may “recover,” and return to his former identity – having no memory for time in the Fugue State. Extremely rare, controversial, and poorly studied.
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