SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION By N., Sam M.S. - 39 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 LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) Developing a Case Study ESTHETICS FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity Dissociative Identity Disorder ADOLESCENCE (Theories) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning CHILD PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-dissociation/ (accessed August 10, 2022).