The disorder of DID or Dissociative Identity Disorder is defined by being the most severe of the dissociative disorders and one of the most fascinating and controversial of all the mental disorders. (Hansell,2005) This disorder was formerly known as multiple personality disorder. The diagnostic criteria for DID is that there is a presence of two or more distinct identities or personality states within one person. At least two of these identities or ...
This is an essay about DID and the treatment of this disorder and how these patients manage the disorder.
SOMATOFORM AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS
Compare and contrast SOMATOFORM AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS.
*how repression and anxiety (psychodynamic model) is possibly involved,
*DSM-IV diagnosis criteria,
*and the most effective treatments.