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  • Dissociation is a mental process of disconnecting from one’s thoughts, feelings, memories or sense of identity.
  • The dissociative disorders that need professional treatment include dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, depersonalisation disorder and dissociative identity disorder.
  • Most mental health professionals believe that the underlying cause of dissociative disorders is chronic trauma in childhood.

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Reviewed on: 01-06-2012