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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the causes and treatment options for dissociative disorders
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- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Dissociative Disorders in Psychology chapter exam.
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- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a dissociative disorders unit of a standard abnormal psychology course. Topics covered include:
- Dissociative amnesia
- Dissociative fugue
- Multiple personality disorder
- Depersonalization disorder
1. Dissociative Disorders: Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue & Split Personalities
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. Anterograde Amnesia: Definition, Treatment & Causes
One of the interesting brain-to-mind interactions is when a person can no longer make new memories. Why does this happen? Are there ways this can happen other than pushing metal through your brain? Is there a way fix it?
7. Dissociative Amnesia: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes & Definition
Sometimes, it takes us awhile to remember what we had for dinner last night, or what we did two days ago, though we can generally piece it all together. For people with amnesia, remembering is a much more difficult task. This lesson will focus on a particular type of amnesia called dissociative amnesia.
8. Dissociative Fugue: Definition, Treatment & Symptoms
Explore the condition psychologists call dissociative fugue. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of dissociative fugue, then test your understanding with a quiz.
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Other chapters within the Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review course
- Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Clinical Research of Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- The Biological Model of Abnormality: Help and Review
- The Psychodynamic Model of Abnormal Behavior: Help and Review
- The Behavioral/Learning Model of Abnormal Behavior: Help and Review
- The Cognitive Model of Abnormal Behavior: Help and Review
- Help & Review for the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior
- The Sociocultural Model of Abnormal Behavior: Help and Review
- The Diathesis-Stress Model: Help and Review
- Clinical Assessment: Help and Review
- Introduction to Anxiety Disorders: Help and Review
- Mood Disorders of Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Stress Disorders: Help and Review
- Somatoform Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Eating Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders: Help and Review
- Substance Use Disorders: Help and Review
- Psychotic Disorders: Help and Review
- Cognitive Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Life-Span Development Disorders: Help and Review
- Personality Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Factitious Disorders: Help and Review
- Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
- Cognitive, Social & Emotional Development