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Are people of every age at risk for dissociative disorder?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Dissociation is a defense that generally starts due to trauma before age 5.
It is impossible to create a person with a dissociative disorder after the age of 16, and likely 13.

In brief: No
Dissociation is a defense that generally starts due to trauma before age 5.
It is impossible to create a person with a dissociative disorder after the age of 16, and likely 13.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Dissociative disorde
Usually young adults, more females, but can occur at any age from puberty on.

In brief: Dissociative disorde
Usually young adults, more females, but can occur at any age from puberty on.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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