Dissociative amnesia disorder

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What is dissociative amnesia disorder?

Dissociative amnesia disorder is a condition characterized as an involuntary escape from reality. It is an interruption of a person's waking consciousness; it affects one's memory, awareness, sense of self, or perception.

Common symptoms reported by people with dissociative amnesia disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with dissociative amnesia disorder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with dissociative amnesia disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with dissociative amnesia disorder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for stress (1 evaluation)
Side effects
apathy decreased sex drive (libido) 4 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with dissociative amnesia disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has dissociative amnesia disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 3
30s 3
40s 9
50s 9
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 8
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 24

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from dissociative amnesia disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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