Dissociation has been a special interest area since my own dissociative disorder diagnosis in 2002. Clinically, dissociation simply means disconnection between thoughts, memory, expression, and identity.
In short, dissociation is anything that removes you from the present moment. The ability to dissociate is one that everyone has.
In its mildest form, dissociation is “daydreaming” — an altered state of consciousness in which you are both aware and not, simultaneously.Read more on themighty.com