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Related to disassociation: dissociative identity disorder, depersonalization


 (dĭs′ə-sō′sē-āt′, -shē-)
tr.v. dis·as·so·ci·at·ed, dis·as·so·ci·at·ing, dis·as·so·ci·ates
To remove from association; dissociate.

dis′as·so′ci·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disassociation - the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination; "I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife"
separation - the state of lacking unity
association - the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination; "his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break"
2.disassociation - a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
compartmentalisation, compartmentalization - a mild state of dissociation
dissociative disorder - dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down


, disassociation
1. n. disociación.
2. acción y efecto de separar;
3. descomposición de un agregado molecular en otros más sencillos;
separación inconsciente de la personalidad propia de la esquizofrenia, con efectos que resultan en un trastorno de las asociaciones del pensamiento;
atrial ______ atrial;
atrioventricular ______ atrioventricular;
pupillary light-near ______ pupilar por cercanía de luz;
sleep ______ del sueño;
visual-kinetic ______ visual quinética.
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