Dissociation and Alterations in Brain Function and Structure: Implications for Borderline Personality Disorder

@inproceedings{KrauseUtz2017DissociationAA,
  title={Dissociation and Alterations in Brain Function and Structure: Implications for Borderline Personality Disorder},
  author={Annegret Krause-Utz and Rachel L. Frost and Dorina Winter and Bernet M. Elzinga},
  booktitle={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2017}
}
Dissociation involves disruptions of usually integrated functions of consciousness, perception, memory, identity, and affect (e.g., depersonalization, derealization, numbing, amnesia, and analgesia). While the precise neurobiological underpinnings of dissociation remain elusive, neuroimaging studies in disorders, characterized by high dissociation (e.g., depersonalization/derealization disorder (DDD), dissociative identity disorder (DID), dissociative subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder (D… CONTINUE READING