Flashcards in Module 49 Deck (9)
Common Dissociative Disorders
Memory of a part of one's life becomes disconnected from the other parts.
(Amnesia, DID, fugue, multiple personality)
A profound memory loss caused either by physical injury to the brain or by the ingestion of a toxic substance which affects the brain.
relates to events that occurred before the traumatic event
relates to events that occurred after a traumatic event. Inability to recall new information (Clive Wearing).
one or more episodes of sudden, unexpected, but purposeful travel from home during which people cannot remember some or all of their past life, including who they are. These episodes are called fugues.
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Conscious awareness becomes separated from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings.
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
a disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct personalities.
Antisocial Personality Disorder
disorder in which the person exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even towards friends and family members.
Has biological and psychological reasons!!!!