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Synonyms for dissociation

Synonyms for dissociation

the act of removing from association

Related Words

a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

(chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions

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In line with the earlier theoretical contributions, Holmes, Brown (19) have suggested a distinction in the concept of dissociation as "compartmentalization" and "detachment".
Still, an indirect benefit from external dissociation could also energize us as we take in the whole marathon experience and move toward that finish line.
Dissociation may thus sabotage the attempts of both counselor and client to alter cognition and behaviors because certain aspects of the client's self-experience are inaccessible.
Janet believed that hysteria was a kind of dissociation and noted that psychological trauma may cause dissociation.
The relationship between attachment and dissociation in adult survivors of incest.
The switching functions, which are used to turn off the forces due to bending and twisting as the relevant bonds approach dissociation, are determined from Eq 6
Third, dissociation, with the side effect that gay people see no need for membership or participation in national organizations.
This dissociation leaves behind oxygen at the metal/refractory interface.
Methods for such controlled disassembly will be developed in two separate units of the proposed LILBID spectrometer, in a collision chamber and in a laser dissociation chamber, enabling gas phase dissociation of protein complexes and removal of excess water/buffer molecules.
Abstract: The aim of this clinical report was to describe a case of complete atrioventricular dissociation in a 9-month-old, male ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus).
Instead of Bela (the troublemaker) to bring freshness to the political scene, he immediately became a satellite of the spitefulness, of labeling, dissociation and division.
This dissociation is viewed as a maladaptive mechanism of defense against anxiety, sadness or rage.
The present invention provides a material comprising a polyrotaxane and a polymer, wherein the polyrotaxane comprises a cyclic molecule, a linear molecule which is included in cavities of the cyclic molecules in a skewered manner, and a capping group which is located at each end of the linear molecule to prevent the dissociation of the cyclic molecules, and the polyrotaxane is bound to a part of or all of the polymer through the cyclic molecule.
Effects include affect dysregulation and impaired self concept (Wilson, 2004), dissociation (DePrince & Freyd, 2007; Zelikovsky & Lynn, 2002), somatic dysregulation (Nijenhuis, Van der Hart, Kruger, & Steele, 2004; Ogden, Minton & Pain, 2006), disorganized attachment patterns (Lyons-Ruth, Dutra, Schuder, & Bianchi, 2006; Pearlman & Courtois, 2005), and spiritual alienation (Tracy, 2005) leading to intrapsychic and relational disturbances in later life.