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Evaluation of dissociation throughout the lifespan

Cardeña, Etzel LU and Weiner, Lupita A. (2004) In Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training 41(4). p.496-508
Abstract
In the past 20 years, the study of dissociation has flourished partly because of the research on the links between traumatic events and dissociation. Epidemiological studies have shown that dissociative symptoms and disorders are not uncommon. The nonspecialist in this area needs a guide to the extensive literature on the evaluation of dissociation across the lifespan to choose the most appropriate form of evaluation. The authors provide summaries of various types of assessment for dissociation in infants, children, teens, and adults. The techniques they review include structured interviews, specialized questionnaires, and scales on more general instruments, along with their psychometric properties. A good evaluation of dissociation can... (More)
In the past 20 years, the study of dissociation has flourished partly because of the research on the links between traumatic events and dissociation. Epidemiological studies have shown that dissociative symptoms and disorders are not uncommon. The nonspecialist in this area needs a guide to the extensive literature on the evaluation of dissociation across the lifespan to choose the most appropriate form of evaluation. The authors provide summaries of various types of assessment for dissociation in infants, children, teens, and adults. The techniques they review include structured interviews, specialized questionnaires, and scales on more general instruments, along with their psychometric properties. A good evaluation of dissociation can guide diagnosis, help focus treatment, and provide a measure of treatment efficacy. (Less)
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  abstract     = {In the past 20 years, the study of dissociation has flourished partly because of the research on the links between traumatic events and dissociation. Epidemiological studies have shown that dissociative symptoms and disorders are not uncommon. The nonspecialist in this area needs a guide to the extensive literature on the evaluation of dissociation across the lifespan to choose the most appropriate form of evaluation. The authors provide summaries of various types of assessment for dissociation in infants, children, teens, and adults. The techniques they review include structured interviews, specialized questionnaires, and scales on more general instruments, along with their psychometric properties. A good evaluation of dissociation can guide diagnosis, help focus treatment, and provide a measure of treatment efficacy.},
  author       = {Cardeña, Etzel and Weiner, Lupita A. },
  keyword      = {dissociation,evaluation},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {496--508},
  series       = {Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training},
  title        = {Evaluation of dissociation throughout the lifespan},
  volume       = {41},
  year         = {2004},
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