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Dissociative disorders-A group of mental disorders in which dissociation is a prominent symptom.
Patients with dissociative disorders have a high rate of self-mutilation.
Also refers to a disastrous or life-threatening event that can cause severe emotional distress, including dissociative symptoms and disorders.
Viki's bouts with Dissociative Identity Disorder date back to the abuse she suffered at the hands of her father, Victor Lord.
Viki has battled dissociative identity disorder for decades, and the condition has now affected her daughter Jessica, who has developed the alter ego Tess.