psychological dissociation


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psychological dissociation

A disunion of mind of which the person is not aware (e.g., dual personality, fugue, somnambulism, selective amnesia).
See also: dissociation
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Narrative dissociation is a term I use to explain the writer's literary strategy that depicts psychological dissociation.
However, recent empirical and clinical evidence have been highlighting and corroborating a high degree of comorbidity between such disorders and a constant interplay between somatic and psychological dissociation.
Several other aspects of the archetypal shaman fit my own sense of self-identification: wide-ranging interests, affinity for wild or remote settings, psychological dissociation, special interest in altered states of consciousness, and a larger world view than most people.
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