SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-dissociation/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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