disorder

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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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The original SDQ-20 items were derived from a pool of 75 items describing somatoform dissociative symptoms usually present in patients with dissociative disorders.
In conclusion, comorbid psychiatric diagnosis is common in patients with CD, and the rate of comorbid dissociative disorders is very high.
Like in other psychiatric disorders, co-morbidity is often found in dissociative disorder.
Results: The commonest type of presentation of dissociative disorders was mutism (40.
Prevalence of dissociative disorders in psychiatric outpatients.
Also a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he has authored more than 75 papers and book chapters on dissociation, dissociative disorders, sleep disorders, consultation-liaison psychiatry and trauma disorders.
R] Dissociative disorders and epilepsy share a number of common symptoms that include amnesia, fugue, depersonalisation, derealisation, and identity change.
Clinicians who treat dissociative disorders are also faced with challenges because these disorders are a symptomatic enigma (Dell, 2009; Gillig, 2009).
Yet a fairly pervasive silence on this intriguing topic currently exists within the dissociative disorders and human sexuality fields.
Chapters also cover diagnostic issues and controversies; myths and misunderstandings; distribution of these disorders by age, gender, and specific groups; theories of causes; daily coping; and related somatoform and dissociative disorders.