Monster Essays - Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociation is defined as the disconnection from self-awareness,
time, and/or external circumstances. It is a very complex process.
Dissociation can exists from normal everyday experiences to disorders that
interfere with everyday life. Normal dissociation consists of: highway
hypnosis (a trance-like feeling that develops as the miles go by), "getting
lost" in a book or movie so that one loses a sense of passing time and
surroundings, and daydreaming.
Dissociation is a common defense against childhood abuse, mostly
sexual. Children dissociate much more than adults. W....