Chapter 36. Dissociative Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch36

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Dissociative Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch36

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • dissociative fugue or dissociative identity disorder (DID);
  • dissociative amnesia;
  • projective technique or “the screen technique”;
  • depersonalization disorder;
  • dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder);
  • borderline personality disorder;
  • psychotherapeutic strategy and traumatic memories;
  • hypnosis and age regression;
  • psychotherapy – integration of multiple ego states;
  • dissociative trance disorder

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dissociative Amnesia

  • Dissociative Fugue

  • Depersonalization Disorder

  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder)

  • Dissociative Trance Disorder