coconsciousness


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coconsciousness

 [ko-kon´shus-nes]
1. a secondary consciousness coexisting with the main stream of consciousness.
2. the edge of consciousness.

co·con·scious·ness

(kō-kon'shŭs-nes),
1. A splitting of consciousness into two streams.
2. Awareness by one personality of the thoughts of another personality in dissociative disorder.

coconsciousness

[kōkon′shəsnəs]
(in psychiatry) conscious states the patient is not aware of because they are not in the focus of attention but on the fringe of the content of consciousness. Thus something can be recalled and drawn into consciousness only when the conditions of consciousness are favorable.

coconsciousness

(kō-kŏn′shŭs-nĕs)
Awareness of objects, ideas, or thoughts at the fringe of consciousness.
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She explains the nature of dissociation and dissociative disorders and relates the stories of three of her patients and their experiences while discussing the concept of the dynamic unconscious and the dissociative structure of mind; the historical context; the organization of the personality system in DID; how DID is a trauma disorder; its development; neurobiological aspects; organization of the dissociated self-states; assessment and diagnosis; and treatment aspects like phase-oriented treatment, facilitating coconsciousness and coparticipation, working with persecutory alters, dimensions of coconstruction, dreams, suicidality, and comorbidity.
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