dissociative

adjective
dis·so·cia·tive | \ (ˈ)dis-ˈō-s(h)ē-ˌāt-iv , -shət-iv \

Medical Definition of dissociative 

: of, relating to, or tending to produce dissociation a dissociative chemical reaction hypnosis theoretically induces a dissociative state in the subject so that he or she is not aware of all that is occurring in consciousness —Rita L. Atkinson et al

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