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Dissociative Fugue - The essential feature of Dissociative Fugue is
sudden, unexpected travel away from home or one's customary place of daily
activities, with inability to recall some or all of one's past.
Dissociative Fugue - Dissociative Fugue (DF; the word fugue is derived
from the Latin word for flight) is diagnosed when a person "runs away from
home" and has amnesia for his or her former life. Healthinmind/Mental
Health Disorders/Dissociative Disorders
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Dissociative Fugue - One or
more episodes of amnesia in which the inability to recall some or all of
one's past and either the loss of one's identity or the formation of a new
identity occur with sudden, unexpected, purposeful travel away from home.
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