Question: Is shutting down a form of dissociation?

Dissociation, particularly the shutting down of sensory, motor and speech systems, has been proposed to emerge in susceptible individuals as a defensive response to traumatic stress. In contrast, other individuals show signs of hyperarousal to acute threat.

What are the four types of dissociation?

Mental health professionals recognise four main types of dissociative disorder, including:Dissociative amnesia.Dissociative fugue.Depersonalisation disorder.Dissociative identity disorder.

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