GANSER SYNDROME

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GANSER SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ganser-syndrome/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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