Dissociation may indicate a high risk of worse mental health outcomes after trauma

By | June 22, 2022
Results from the largest prospective study of its kind indicate that for individuals who experience trauma, the presence of dissociation-;a profound feeling of detachment from one’s sense of self or surroundings-;may indicate a high risk of later developing severe post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, physical pain, and social impairment.