GANSER SYNDROME By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Condition seen in mental hospitals and prisons where a dissociative state occurs from the unconscious effort to flee from an intolerable setting. It is classified as a dissociative disorder not otherwise specified. GANSER SYNDROME: "Ganser syndrome is seen in mental institutions." Related Psychology Terms ATYPICAL DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER ACUTE CEREBELLAR ATAXIA PUBLIC SERVICE PSYCHOLOGY AUTOMATICITY SANITY PSYCHIC PAIN NEURASTHENIA DEPERSONALIZATION DISORDER PSYCHODYNAMICS DISSOCIATIVE HYSTERIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GANSER SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ganser-syndrome/ (accessed March 31, 2020).