Alice Jamieson, author of Today I'm Alice, has been diagnosed with multiple personality disorder
What's the spin: According to the Merck Manual of Medical Information, people who have multiple personality disorder
, or dissociative identity disorder (DID), might refer to themselves in the plural or in the third person.
Multiple personality disorder
(MPD), now known as Dissociative Identity Disorder, is rare, but Oxnam and his therapist are convincing.
Mahoney, however, says that each can also be a symptom: of multiple personality disorder
This paper offers a behavior analytic account of personality and relates this to Multiple Personality Disorder
(American Psychiatric Association, 1987), now called Dis sociative Identity Disorder or DID (American Psychiatric Association, 1994).
1989) Multiple Personality Disorder
, John Wiley & Sons, Canada.
Thus, following a disappointingly poor essay on Nietzsche and Darwin and an essay on Multiple Personality Disorder
, Mensch concludes by arguing a position which takes the world to be "a self-determining plurality of individual activities and actions" (p.
16) Clinical findings have indicated that multiple personality disorder
is in many cases the result of childhood sexual abuse (Kluft 1985).
The defense has filed in court a psychiatrist's evaluation stating that Huskey suffers from dissociative identity disorder (DID), a mental illness also known as multiple personality disorder
Corroboration of adult reports proves difficult, but many researchers assert that the frequency of childhood sexual abuse rises significantly in conjunction with many psychological problems, including borderline personality disorder (marked by volatile relationships, moods, and self-image), multiple personality disorder
, substance abuse by women, eating disorders, and somatoform disorders (such as pseudoseizures, pelvic pain, and gastrointestinal disturbances with no known physical cause).
Inspired by a true story, the moving drama centers around a young woman (Berry) with multiple personality disorder
who struggles to cope with her disease.
There's nothing gentle or fun about Ian Moore's Catfish Therapy however, which grasps the subject of Dissociative Identity Disorder, better known as multiple personality disorder
, and weaves it into an '18' rated Misery-style drama.