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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Far from being harmless, Mahoney believes exorcism can be "extremely destructive" when practiced on patients with undiagnosed multiple personality disorders.
The syndrome commonly known as Multiple Personality Disorder but now called Dissociative Identity Disorder (American Psychiatric Association, 1994) might be thought of as a recent phenomenon.
Elyn Saks--a professor of law, psychiatry, and the behavioral sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles--reaches this conclusion in her forthcoming book, Jekyll on Trial: Multiple Personality Disorder and Criminal Law.
He looks and sounds like a normal geezer, but in fact he's sort of a one-man squad because, believe it or not, Ben has Multiple Personality Disorder which, as you'd imagine, causes him some rather serious problems.
Hypnosis in the Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder.
In the late 1980s and early '90s, as an early career psychiatrist in rural upstate New York, where I grew up, I was surprised to find myself working with a group of practitioners who were diagnosing multiple personality disorder at an alarming rate.
I shouldn't wonder the kids will suffer from multiple personality disorder if they believe all this tosh.
Richard Allen-Turner, production company Avalon's joint managing director, said: "It's exciting to be given the opportunity to build on the breakthrough success of Happy Hour but also in addition, unveil to the public Al's vast range with Multiple Personality Disorder.
One report concludes Miyazaki suffered mental disorders, mainly multiple personality disorder, and another concludes he was schizophrenic.
His latest release, Hotel, could easily be mistaken for the product of an artist laboring under multiple personality disorder, ranging from what Moby calls "decadent, degenerate dance songs" ("Very," "I Like It") to tender romantic ballads ("Love Should," "Forever") and even an introspective, acoustic cover of New Order's new wave classic "Temptation.
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is more commonly known as Multiple Personality Disorder.
MADISON CLELL, author of `Cuckoo: One Woman's True Story of Living with Multiple Personality Disorder,' will read from her book at 7 p.

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