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Dissociative Disorders


  • 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 surroundings.

  • 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. Ross.

  • 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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