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- Discuss the current and historical views of dissociative disorders.
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1. Dissociative Disorders
There are times when the human brain can actually separate its different parts, sometimes as a defense mechanism. These are known as dissociative disorders. This lesson takes a closer look at these kinds of disorders and how they impact the mind.
2. What is Dissociative Amnesia? - Definition and Symptoms
People respond to problems differently. Sometimes, people respond to trauma by losing part or all of their memory. In this lesson, we'll look at the symptoms, types, and treatments of dissociative amnesia.
3. Dissociative Fugue: Definition, Causes and Treatment
In some rare cases, people forget who they are, move across the country, and assume a completely new life. What could cause something like that to happen? In this lesson, we'll look at dissociative fugue, including diagnosis, causes, and treatments.
4. Multiple Personalities Disorder: Symptoms & Summary
In this lesson, you will learn how difficult life is for someone suffering from the rare and serious mental disorder once known as multiple personality disorder. We'll also explore its symptoms, causes and treatments, and why there's a controversy over it in the psychological community.
5. Dissociative Depersonalization Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment
Imagine what it would be like to be outside your body, watching your own life like a movie. In this lesson, we'll look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments of a psychological disorder that's just like that: dissociative depersonalization disorder.
6. Fugue State: Definition & Symptoms
In this article, you will learn about a rare and unusual disorder known as the fugue. Read on to discover symptoms, possible causes, and treatments for sufferers of a fugue state.
7. Retrograde Amnesia: Definition, Causes & Treatment
This lesson discusses retrograde amnesia, a form of memory loss. Whether it's a blow to the head or a brain infection, retrograde amnesia is a really serious issue, so learn about the main causes and possible solutions below.
8. Time Sampling: Definition & Examples
Did you know that there are three different types of time sampling? Learn more about time sampling from examples, then test your knowledge with a quiz.
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