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The patient cannot remember important information that is usually of a personal nature; usually stress-related

Dissociative amnesia

2

One or more additional identities intermittently seize control of the patient’s behavior

Dissociative identity disorder

3

There are episodes of detachment, as if the patient is observing the patient’s own behavior from outside. In this condition, there is no actual memory loss

Depersonalization/derealization disorder

4

Patients who have symptoms suggestive
of any of the disorders above, but who do not meet criteria for any one of them, may be
placed in one of these two categories

Other specified, or unspecified, dissociative disorder