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An example of factitious disorder imposed on another is

deliberate actions directed toward making a child sick


Depersonalization is defined as

altered perception including loss of the sense of one's own reality


During a fugue state, patients diagnosed with dissociative fugue

travel and typically experience memory loss during their trip


Factitious disorders are a set of conditions that

fall somewhere between malingering and conversion disorders


In healthy, well-adjusted individuals, dissociation typically occurs following

stress or traumatic event


In studies conducted by Elizabeth Loftus and her colleagues, individuals were told about false evens that had supposedly occurred when they were children. The results of these studies indicated that

people can become quite convinced of events that never happened


Putname et al. (1986) examined 100 cases of dissociative identity disorder, and found that _____ percent of the subjects had experienced significant trauma



Regarding evidence for the scientific validity of dissociative identity disorder, the most accurate statement is that

research suggests that faking dissociative experiences is possible


The experience of dissociation occurs in

certain psychological disorders but also in non-disordered people at times


The general treatment plan for dissociative identity disorder patients usually centers on

integration of the personality fragments