dissociative reaction


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dis·so·ci·a·tive re·ac·tion

reaction characterized by such dissociative behavior as amnesia, fugues, sleepwalking, and dream states.

dissociative reaction

dis·so·ci·a·tive re·ac·tion

(di-sō'sē-ă-tiv rē-ak'shŭn)
Reaction characterized by such dissociative behavior as amnesia, fugues, sleepwalking, and dream states.
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Although this study found a greater prevalence of childhood trauma and subsequent dissociative reactions in those with FM, the results do not explain how trauma leads to the development of FM.
Friedman and his colleagues also might add degree of distress and functional impairment as well as dissociative reactions, to the criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The two characteristic features of most dissociative reactions are a disturbance of the self-identity of an individual, and/or a disturbance of the individual's memory (Putnam, 1985).