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BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: DSM-IV & DSM-IV-TR: Dissociative Disorders
- Patients with these mental disorders suffer disruption of memory,
consciousness, identity, and general perception of themselves and their
Dissociation in the UK - This site hopes to bring together both
Professionals and Organisations working in this field with people who may
want information and help on the subject.
Dissociative Disorders - Dissociation is a mental process, which
produces a lack of connection in a person's thoughts, memories, feelings,
actions, or sense of identity.
Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES) - was developed by Eve Bernstein
Carlson, Ph.D. and Frank W. Putnam, M.D. The overall DES score is obtained
by adding up the 28 item scores and dividing by 28: this yields an overall
score ranging from 0 to 100.
Diagnosing Dissociative Disorders - Throughout psychiatry, standarized
methods of history taking are also employed for systematic clinical
assessment and research - these are called structured interviews. In the
trauma field there are several structured interviews in use, including the
Dissociative Disorders Interview Schedule (DDIS), developed by Dr.
Empty Memories--Dissociatieve Stoornissen - Dissociation and
Dissociative Symptoms or Disorders temporary erasing concious contents. ©
N.J. Nicolai, psychiatrist
International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD) - is a
nonprofit professional society that "promotes research and training in the
identification and treatment of dissociative disorders, provides
professional and public education about dissociative states, and serves as
a catalyst for international communication and cooperation among
clinicians and researchers working in this field."
NAMI | Dissociative Disorders - Dissociative disorders are so-called
because they are marked by a dissociation from or interruption of a
person's fundamental aspects of waking consciousness (such as one's
personal identity, one's personal history, etc.).
Sidran Online - The Sidran Institute, a leader in traumatic stress
education and advocacy, is a nationally-focused nonprofit organization
devoted to helping people who have experienced traumatic life events.
The Spectrum of Dissociative Disorders - An Overview of Diagnosis and
Treatment. by Joan A. Turkus, M.D.
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