Aspects of the treatment of multiple personality disorder
, Psychiatric Annals, 14, p.
It is a clear case of multiple personality disorder
Dr Cara Jessup (Moore) is an expert in the field of multiple personality disorders
and has been called as a witness at the trials of murderers and psychopaths who tried to mimic the symptoms to avoid a death sentence.
n Today I'm Alice - A Memoir of Multiple Personality Disorder
by Alice Jamieson is due to be published on May 8 by Pan Macmillan for pounds 12.
Taheri-Azar's sisters last year told The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina, their brother is mentally unstable and had showed signs of multiple personality disorder
In handing down the ruling, Yasuhiro Akiba, the presiding judge at the Tokyo District Court, said the defendant, Ippei Oshima, ''suffers from multiple personality disorder
but can be held fully responsible for his deeds.
What's the story: In an upcoming autobiography entitled "Breaking Free," 1982 Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker will explain how he suffers from having multiple personality disorder
For the past 35 years diagnoses of DID, previously referred to as Multiple Personality Disorder
(MPD), have increased exponentially, causing various psychological researchers and clinicians to question the validity of this disorder.
A FRACTURED MIND: MY LIFE WITH MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER
Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls'' (HarperCollins), a novel about a man with multiple personality disorder
, by Matt Ruff of Seattle.
Forty percent of reactive adolescents have multiple personality disorder
according to Dodge, et al.
Using detailed examples, he argues that the malleability of mental disorders explains why symptoms of the same condition (depression, say) vary across cultures; why some disorders occur disproportionately among men (substance abuse) or women (bulimia), among people of a certain social class (neurasthenia), or in certain countries (attention deficit disorder); and why diagnoses and the behavior on which they are based suddenly proliferate (as hysteria, anorexia, and multiple personality disorder
did) and later become rare or nonexistent.