ATYPICAL DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER

in the DSM-lll, this represented a category of dissociative disorders. In the DSM-IV-TR these are labeled dissociative disorder not otherwise specified.

ATYPICAL DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER: "An atypical dissociative disorder is one in which the symptoms present do not fit with the diagnostic guidelines, and must be given a not otherwise specified label."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ATYPICAL DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/atypical-dissociative-disorder/ (accessed November 24, 2020).
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