Dissociative disorder: Introduction
Dissociative disorders refer to disorders where the person dissociates or becomes
separate from themselves or their identity.
This group of disorders is not the same as psychotic disorders,
which are more about loss of touch with reality in terms of delusions and paranoia,
rather than loss of touch with themselves.
However, it is possible to have dissociative symptoms as part of a psychotic disorder
such schizophrenia, or also in major depression. ...more »
Symptoms of Dissociative disorder
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symptoms of Dissociative disorder
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Dissociative disorder?
Dissociative disorder: Related Patient Stories
Dissociative disorder: Deaths
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Types of Dissociative disorder
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Causes of Dissociative disorder
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Disease Topics Related To Dissociative disorder
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Dissociative disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Dissociative disorder
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a ...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked....read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Dissociative disorder
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Dissociative disorder: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Dissociative disorder
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Clinical Trials for Dissociative disorder
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Dissociative disorder include:
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Statistics for Dissociative disorder
Dissociative disorder: Broader Related Topics
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