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Symptoms and Treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder
An exploration of the symptoms, causes and treatment of dissociative identity disorder.
# 115072 | 3,262 words | 9 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jul 05, 2009 in Psychology (Disorders) , Psychology (Therapies) , Film (General)

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The paper provides a Summary of the movie "Fight Club" and analyzes the main character's symptoms that suggest he suffers from a mental illness. The paper explores the signs, symptoms and diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder as well as its causes and the treatments available for this disorder.

Summary of the Movie "Fight Club
Diagnosis of the Character's Mental Illness
Signs and Symptoms and Diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder
Causes of Dissociative Identity Disorder
Treatment of Patients with Dissociative Disorders

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dorahy, M.J., McCusker, C.G., Loewenstein, R.J., Colbert, K. & Mulholland, C. (2005). "Cognitive inhibition and interference in dissociative identity disorder: The effects of anxiety on specific executive functions." Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44: 749-764.
  • Gullestad, S.E. (2005). "Who is 'who' in dissociation? A plea for psychodynamics in a time of trauma." International J Psychoanal 86: 639-656.
  • Jacobson, J.L. & Jacobson, A.M. (2001). Psychiatric Secrets, 2nd ed. PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.
  • McAllister, M.M. (2000). "Dissociative identity disorder: A literature review." Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 7: 25-33.
  • Moore, D. P. & Jefferson, J.W. (2004). Handbook of Medical Psychiatry, 2nd ed. PA: Elsevier.

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