A dissociative disorder that involves sudden travel from home, the taking on of a new identity, and amnesia regarding the trip and one's actual personal information is called:
a. dissociative identity disorder
b. dissociative fugue
c. dissociative amnesia
e. visual awareness depersonalization disorder
Memory consists of three mental processes:
- Encoding: This is when we acquire information from the environment through our senses and it is transformed into a form of information that can be stored.
- Storage: This is the process of the encoded information being held in one of the memory storage systems so it can be preserved.
- Retrieval: This refers to the process of retrieving information from our memory that has been stored when we need to use it in daily life.
Answer and Explanation:
Options b and c could arguably both be the right answer. This statement specifically refers to a dissociative fugue state but this is a type of...
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fromChapter 11 / Lesson 5
Dissociative disorders affect a person's perception of reality, often including a lack of continuity in memories, thoughts, and personality. Explore dissociative disorders such as retrograde and anterograde amnesia, fugue states, and multiple personality disorders.