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Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder) INTRODUCTION Dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder) is thought to be a complex psychological condition. It is caused by many factors- including severe trauma during early childhood (usually extreme, repetitive physical, sexual, or emotional abuse)
What Is Dissociative Identity Disorder? Most of us have experienced mild dissociation, which is like daydreaming or getting lost in the moment while working on a project. However, dissociative identity disorder is a severe form of dissociation, a mental process which produces a lack of connection in a person's thoughts, memories, feelings, actions, or sense of identity
What Is Dissociative Identity Disorder? Dissociative identity disorder is thought to stem from a combination of factors that may include trauma experienced by the person with the disorder. The dissociative aspect is thought to be a coping mechanism - -the person literally dissociates himself from a situation or experience that's too violent, traumatic, or painful to assimilate with his conscious self
SOME IMPORTANT FACTS 1. DID is a condition that is characterized by the presence of at least two clear personality/self states, called alters, which may have different reactions, emotions, and body functioning 2. DID is diagnosed nine times more often in females than in males.
SOME IMPORTANT FACTS 3. Individuals with DID often also suffer from other mental illnesses, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline and other personality disorders, and conversion disorder.
What are dissociative identity disorder symptoms and signs? 1. Lapses in memory (dissociation), particularly of significant life events, like 2. experiencing blackouts in time, resulting in finding oneself in places but 3.being frequently accused of lying when they do not believe they are lying birthdays, weddings, or birth of a child; not recalling how one got there; (for example, being told of things they did but do not remember, not 4. finding items in one's possession but not recalling how those things were 5. encountering people with whom one is unfamiliar but who seem to know 6. being called names that are completely unlike their own name or related to the influence of any drug or medical condition); acquired; them sometimes by another identity; nickname;
What are dissociative identity disorder symptoms and signs 7.finding items they have clearly written but are in handwriting other than their own; 8.hearing voices inside their head that are not their own; 9. not recognizing themselves in the mirror; 10.feeling unreal (derealization); 12.feeling detached from oneself, like they are watching themselves move through life rather than living their own life (depersonalization); 13. feeling like more than one person.
SOME IMPORTANT FACTS 1. Psychotherapy is the mainstay of treatment of DID and usually involves helping individuals with DID improve their relationships with others, preventing crises, and to experience feelings they are not comfortable with having.
SOME IMPORTANT FACTS 4.Although medications can be helpful in managing emotional symptoms that sometimes occur with DID, caution is exercised when it is prescribed in order to avoid making the individual feel retraumatized by feeling controlled..