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_____ is the inability to recall important personal information. Usually of traumatic or stressful nature, that is too extensive to be explained by ordinary forgetfulness, and is not due to direct effects of substance use or neurological or other medical conditions

Dissociative Amnesia


______ is characterized by the distance of two or more personalities in a single individual. Only one of the personalities is evident at any given moment and one is dominant most of the time

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)


______ is a chronic syndrome of multiple somatic symptoms - cannot be explained medically and are associated with psychosocial distress. Chronic. Anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideations are frequently manifested. Drug abuse and dependence not uncommon

Somatic Symptom (Somatization) disorder


_____ is a loss of or change in body function resulting from a psychological conflict. Cannot be explained by any known medical disorder or pathophysiology. Symptoms include: paralysis, aphonia, seizures, coordination disturbances, pseudocyesis (false pregnancy)

Conversion Disorder


_____ is when individuals pretend to be ill in order to receive emotional care and support commonly associated with the role of patient

Conscious falsification


Learns that he or she may avoid stressful obligations or be excused from unwanted duties

Primary Gain


Becomes prominent focus of attention because of the illness

Secondary Gain


Relieves conflict within family as concern is shifted to the ill person and away from the real issue

Tertiary Gain


____ is past experiences with serious or life-threatening physical illness, either personal or that of close relatives, can predispose to hypochondriasis

Illness Anxiety


____ is the inability to recall all incidents associated with the traumatic even for a specific period following the event

Localized Amnesia


_____ is the inability to recall events occurring after a specific time up to and including the present

Continuous Amnesia


______ is the inability to recall anything that has happened during the individual's entire lifetime, including personal identity

Generalized Amnesia


_____ is characterized by a sudden, unexpected travel away from customary places of daily activities (home or workplace) or bewildered wandering, with inability to recall some or all of ones past. May not be able to recall personal identity and sometimes assumes a new identity

Dissociative Fugue


________ is preoccupation with the fear of contracting, or the false belief of having, a serious illness

Illness anxiety disorder (hypochondriasis)


______ is dissociative behaviors are a defense against unresolved painful issues

Psychodynamic (psychoanalytic) theory