dissociative disorder


noun Psychiatry.

a mental disorder, as multiple personality, characterized by sudden temporary alteration in consciousness, identity, or motor behavior.

Nearby words

  1. dissociated anesthesia,
  2. dissociated nystagmus,
  3. dissociation,
  4. dissociation sensibility,
  5. dissociative anesthesia,
  6. dissociative reaction,
  7. dissogeny,
  8. dissogony,
  9. dissoluble,
  10. dissolute

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British Dictionary definitions for dissociative disorder

dissociative disorder

noun

psychol an emotional disorder characterized by fugue states or multiple personality
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