Purpose: This study aims to find out more about the factors that cause Dissociative Trance Disorder (DTD) in students.
Methodology: This research method is a literature review through the collection of secondary data from Google Scholar database.
Results: The results of this study show that several stressor factors cause DTD, including changes in study habits, the learning process, a new learning environment, relationships with teachers, relationships with friend, conflicting relationships with parents, girlfriend or boyfriend, low academic achievement, financial problems, academic demands from parents, physical exhaustion, harsh parenting styles, childhood violence, introverted personality, and anxiety. The learning process is the biggest stressor for students because 59.7% of DTD cases occur during the learning process.
Limitation: The limitation in this study is that it only uses the literature review method which has weaknesses in the data studied. Suggestions from researchers for further research is that primary data can be collected regarding the factors that cause DTD in students at school.
Contribution: This research is expected to increase understanding, knowledge and insight about the phenomenon of the occurrence of DTD or possession in students at school that in fact DTD occurs due to various internal and external factors.