SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a distortion between a word and its meaning featured in thought disorders seen in schizophrenics. The meaning and the syntax of words is lost. To know about semantic dissociation is important. SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION: "Joe suffered from semantic dissociation due to his schizophrenia." Related Psychology Terms SEMANTIC PRIMITIVE CASE GRAMMAR THOUGHT DISORDER SEMANTIC DEMENTIA KEY-WORD METHOD STIMULUS ERROR AUTONOMOUS SYNTAX FUNCTION WORD DEEP DYSLEXIA ARP TESTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-dissociation/ (accessed December 6, 2019).