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psychogenic fugue

Definitions of psychogenic fugue
  1. noun
    dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to creates a new life; during the fugue there is no memory of the former life; after recovering there is no memory for events during the dissociative state
    synonyms: fugue
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    type of:
    dissociative disorder
    dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
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