Single Dissociation

A single dissociation is the presence of an acquired disability that affects only one area of functioning without impairing any other area of functioning.

For example, a person receives a head injury in a car accident. After recovery, their only area of impairment is with memory, with no other known impairments such as perceptual, visual spatial, or speech deficiencies. This is referred to as a single dissociation.

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