Dissociative disorders are Characterized by a disruption Affecting Normally integrated functions. There are five types of dissociative disorders Hand described in DSM- IV(1):
Dissociative Amnesia is characterized by an inability to recall important personal memories, usually of a traumatic or stressful, not explaining this inability by a bad memory.
The Dissociative fugue is characterized by sudden and unexpected departure has from usual living environment Loved, with Inability to remember past Loved and confusion about personal identity or a new identity adopter.
The dissociative identity disorder (formerly Multiple Personality) Characterized by the presence of IS of Two or more distinct identities or “personality states” separate take-turns controlling the behavior of the subject, with Inability To Evoke personal memories. This is too extensive to be explained by a bad memory.
Here Are the Diagnostic Criteria for this disorder:
- Presence of Two or more distinct identities or “personality states” separate (each with ITS Particular conditions and constant perception, Thought and environment and the relationship).
- At least Two of contention identities or “personality states” take turns controlling the behavior of the subject.
- Inability to recall important personal memories, too strong to Be Explained by ordinary forgetfulness.
- The disruption caused to is Not the Effects of a substance gold general medical condition. NB In children, the symptoms can not be attributed to the play of imagination or the evocation of imaginary companions.