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The wandering mind : understanding dissociation, from daydreams to disorders

Author: John A Biever; Maryann Karinch
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Have you ever had a daydream? If so, you've had a dissociative experience. The same is true if you've had an out-of-body moment or thought you were somewhere else as you drifted off to sleep. These are seemingly harmless and temporary dissociations. But further down the spectrum of such experiences, you find people actually traveling to a strange city and suddenly not remembering how they got there. You also find  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Biever; Maryann Karinch
ISBN: 9781442216150 1442216158 9781442216174 1442216174
OCLC Number: 783172545
Description: xv, 167 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Something for (Almost) Everyone --
Entering the Land of the Lost --
What Causes the Need to Dissociate? --
Eccentric versus Sick: Spotting the Difference --
The Uphill Trek to a Diagnosis --
Treating the Symptoms: Everyone's Nightmare --
Treatment That Heals --
Coming Back Home.
Responsibility: John A. Biever and Maryann Karinch.

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The Wandering Mind introduces readers to dissociative states and helps them understand the nature of serious dissociative disorders, such as those involving multiple personalities. The authors  Read more...
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The Wandering Mind seamlessly weaves clinical narrative and biomedical science in a way that makes dissociative conditions accessible to both the lay reader and seasoned practitioner. This work is Read more...

 
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