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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Kim was diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder 15 years ago after being referred to mental health services, aged 14, due to memory lapses and erratic behaviour.
The lead article in this issue is "The Interface of Carl Jung and Dissociative Identity Disorder: From Autonomous Complex to Personality" by Cara Stiles, LCSW.
Mai suffers from "dissociative identity disorder" (236), and the voice of her alter ego, Bao, enters the second half of the novel.
"Norman Bates is different in that he was formed more by his life," she says, explaining that "the specific disorder with Norman is dissociative identity disorder. It's basically a disorder that can be brought on by repeated sexual abuse in childhood or repeated violence where the child was in an environment that was so consistently terrifying to him that he literally retreated into himself and created other people to handle things for him."
Ten years after becoming the first Ultimate Female Survivor of season one of GMA Network's "Starstruck," Jennylyn Mercado is doing another first in her acting career on the same network - playing the role of a person with dissociative identity disorder (DID) in "Rhodora X."
Although none of the call handlers admitted for themselves but three cited examples of their co- workers taking psychiatric help for depression, bipolar disorder and dissociative identity disorder," the report said.
The differential diagnosis of epilepsy, pseudoseizures, dissociative identity disorder, and dissociative disorder not otherwise specified.
She is also Bipolar, with depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder.
This qualitative study investigated the subjective experience of a female survivor of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).
AS someone with dissociative identity disorder, I was fascinated by your interview with fellow sufferer Dawn Taylor last week.