SWITCHING

1. In psychology, this is change of the topic of conversation during one single treatment. This could be done either by the therapist or by the patient, intentionally or unintentionally, depending on who is changing the topic; 2. In the cases of multiple personality disorder, this means change from one personality to the other

SWITCHING: "Example: John was often switching to less painful topics when he was on psychotherapy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SWITCHING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/switching/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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