Chapter 14

Dissociative Experiences

Set D

State-Dependent Memory

A well-established cognitive phenomenon in which the individual is more likely to remember an event if he or she is in the same physiological state as when the event occurred.

Therapeutic Constructions

The view that the multiple personalities found in dissociative identity disorders are merely constructions of the therapeutic process.

Systematic Amnesia

A memory disturbance where there is a loss of memory that relates to specific categories of information, such as family history.

Source-Monitoring Ability

The ability to recall the relevant elements of an autobiographical experience from memory.