dissociative reaction


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dissociative reaction

[də¦sō·shəd·iv rē′äk·shən]
(psychology)
A neurotic disorder leading to gross disorganization of the personality.
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It has been reported that dissociative reaction is observed frequently between emotions, thoughts and memory in patients with psychogenic seizure and dissociative stress is observed especially while reporting sexual traumas (46, 53, 54, 55).
In the DSM-I, these behaviors were termed Dissociative reaction, (American Psychiatric Association, 1952), which came to be called Hysterical neurosis, dissociative type in the DSM-II (American Psychiatric Association, 1968).
In the DSM-1, these behaviors were called dissociative reaction, (American Psychiatric Association, 1952), which came to be called hysterical neurosis, dissociative type in the DSM-II (American Psychiatric Association, 1968).