Meaning of DISSOCIATE in English

DISSOCIATE

a mental condition in which the mind detaches itself from external activity. A psychological term widely used in the treatment of persons who allegedly suffer from Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) a.k.a. Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). This is a controversial topic. Most mental health professionals believe that MPD/DID is either extremely rare or nonexistent. MPD/DID appears to be another in a series of psychological hoaxes that have seriously harmed the public.

English glossary of religious terms.      Английский глоссарий религиозных терминов.