dissociative identity disorder

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dissociative identity disorder:

see multiple personalitymultiple personality,
a very rare psychological disorder in which a person has two or more distinct personalities, each with its own thoughts, feelings, and patterns of behavior.
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That way, the patient understands that the aim is to move away from the multiple personalities and toward stability, resolution, and most importantly, integration.
While Skinner (1953) had suggested we all might display multiple personalities, Kohlenberg (1973) first proposed a learning theory account for multiple personality (Phelps, 2000).
Our personalities are consistent and variable as a function of past or present environmental factors and the concept of any individual having multiple personalities is implicit in b ehavioral definitions of personality (Kantor, 1924; Skinner, 1953).
Specifically, James's article discusses the new work of Pierre Janet, a colleague of Freud's, whose research revealed the success of hypnosis with people, predominantly women, suffering from hysteria and multiple personalities - results which confirmed James's own clinical experience.
We've encountered many people who believe they are reincarnations of famous persons and we decided it would be uncharitable to exclude people with past lives or multiple personalities.
Wearing a flowing caftan, she narrated a strange and moving story (which she also wrote) about multiple personalities.
This is particularly apparent when First Person Plural is read in the context of Hershman's other work, especially Confessions of a Chameleon (1985), which is structurally similar to First Person Plural and takes as its main subject Hershman's history of multiple personalities (whether clinical or assumed).
Between its core of reprogrammable logic and its interchangeable I/O mezzanine boards and connectors, this board can truly have multiple personalities.
He will be revealing these and ther stories in his new comedy show Multiple Personalities In Order at the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington, tomorrow.
SHELTER (15) stars Julianne Moore as a psychiatrist treating Jonathan Rhys Myers, who has multiple personalities.
But the problem is that all his multiple personalities ended up being murder victims, and she encounters lots of trouble when she investigates what happened to them.
WHETHER multiple personalities exist is at the heart of this daft psychological horror film.

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