DISSOCIATED STATE

A reaction to a traumatic event where the person splits up elements of the event so as to deal with it better. See double dissociation.

DISSOCIATED STATE: "A dissociated state helps us deal with traumatic events by repressing the worst parts."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISSOCIATED STATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dissociated-state/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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