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Disintegrated experience : The dissociative disorders revisited

Spiegel, David and Cardeña, Etzel LU (1991) In Journal of Abnormal Psychology 100. p.366-378
Abstract
We present proposed changes to the dissociative disorders section of the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and review the concept of pathological and nonpathological dissociation, including empirical findings on the relations between trauma and dissociative phenomenology and between dissociation and hypnosis. The most important proposals include the creation of two new diagnostic entities, brief reactive dissociative disorder and transient dissociative disturbance, and the readoption of the criterion of amnesia for a multiple personality disorder diagnosis. We conclude that further work on dissociative processes will provide an important link between clinical and experimental approaches to human... (More)
We present proposed changes to the dissociative disorders section of the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and review the concept of pathological and nonpathological dissociation, including empirical findings on the relations between trauma and dissociative phenomenology and between dissociation and hypnosis. The most important proposals include the creation of two new diagnostic entities, brief reactive dissociative disorder and transient dissociative disturbance, and the readoption of the criterion of amnesia for a multiple personality disorder diagnosis. We conclude that further work on dissociative processes will provide an important link between clinical and experimental approaches to human cognition, emotion, and personality. (Less)
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dissociative disorders
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Journal of Abnormal Psychology
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100
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366 - 378
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0021-843X
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10.1037/0021-843X.100.3.366
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English
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  author       = {Spiegel, David and Cardeña, Etzel},
  issn         = {0021-843X},
  keyword      = {dissociative disorders},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {366--378},
  publisher    = {American Psychological Association (APA)},
  series       = {Journal of Abnormal Psychology},
  title        = {Disintegrated experience : The dissociative disorders revisited},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0021-843X.100.3.366},
  volume       = {100},
  year         = {1991},
}