Dissociative Identity Disorder
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This paper discusses the current day psychological and cognitive understanding of this psychiatric disorder. The movie "Sybil" is used to illustrate several points about the nature of DID.
From the Paper:"The American Psychiatric Association DSM-TR defines dissociative identity disorder (DID) formerly known as multiple personality disorder, as a disturbance or alteration in the integration functions of identity memory of consciousness. A valid diagnosis of DID requires satisfaction of the following DSM-TR criteria: A) The presence of two or more distinct identities or personality states each with its own relatively enduring pattern of perceiving relating to and thinking about the environment and self, B) At least two of these identities or personality states recurrently take..."
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Dissociative Identity Disorder (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 03, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/dissociative-identity-disorder-120988/
"Dissociative Identity Disorder" 01 December 2008. Web. 03 October. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/dissociative-identity-disorder-120988/>