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    Dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, is a severe, persisting pathological mental condition characterized by the presence of two or more unique personalities (http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/pdf/10.1176/ajp.2006.163.4.630). Being tenuously studied, this condition is surrounded by much mystery and controversy arousing a subtle discordance in the psychological community. Attached to this enigmatic ailment are myriads of definitions, theories, and treatments. It is quite a daunting mission to derive a basic understanding of this disorder out of an ocean of reputable yet conflicting information. However, it is apparent that a precarious accordance can be detected in the confusion of this intellectual…

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    Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a mental disorder in which a person’s identity is separated into two or more distinctly dissimilar fragments. The person affected has multiple personality states that control the individual’s behavior in different ways at different times. This disorder is thought to stem from trauma experienced by the person with the disorder. The dissociation is presumed to be a coping mechanism in which the person separates him/herself from the traumatic event that…

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    Development of DID can Arise to Other Mental Disorders Too. The importance in finding how DID can arise is crucial because it not only affect millions of people every day, but there has been studies shown where DID can become severe and also produce symptoms relating to other mental related illnesses like Schizophrenia. Result show in several of studies provided in the journal the Neurobiology of Dissociative Disorders. Studies provided showed a relation to most current findings to…

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    Most people could not stand waking up in strange places, not knowing what they’ve done. There are many people who have to do this on a daily basis. DID or Dissociative identity disorder is a big part of history. DID is one of the most unpredictable disorder, and is still trying to be figured out. (DID) or dissociative identity disorder is an intense medical condition in which to identities or personality’s take over the person (Wiley). The person may lose time and memory of what happened. It is…

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    According to the DSM V, the diagnostic criteria of Dissociative Identity Disorder, also known as DID, are the following five things. First, Disruption of identity characterized by two or more distinct personality states, which may be describes in some cultures as an experience and possession. The disruption in identity involves marked discontinuity in senses of self and sense of agency, accompanied by related alterations in affect, behavior, consciousness, memory, perception, cognition, and/or…

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    Dissociation is the primary sign of D.I.D. and is exactly what a person with this disorder experiencing. Dissociation can occur outside of this disorder; however, the defining characteristic of individuals with D.I.D. is the presence of alter personalities (Symptoms). They may also experience depersonalization (Dissociative Identity Disorder). Depersonalization is the sense of being detached from one’s body and thoughts (DID). Derealization, or the feeling that the world is not real, foggy, or…

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    Human Interaction “Class, Class please quiet down, today we have a visitor. I have studied this young man for most of my life. The year I graduated with my doctorate was the same year this man was put into Alburque Asylum for his mental state. This man has Dissociative Identity Disorder, something you all might recognize as Multiple Personality. DID is when a person obtains two or more personality states in their mind. In 1916, he was placed in this asylum as his mother felt there was something…

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    Dissociative identity disorder, also formerly known as multiple personality disorder is a mental disorder in which a person’s conscious, memory, and identity are fractured. Alternate personalities emerge from an individual with this disorder usually without that person (the host) even knowing. The etiology behind this disorder is understood to be derived from psychological, physical, and/or sexual trauma that has occurred to a patient. The development of dissociative identity disorder is a way…

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    Along with Billy Milligan and Kim Noble, Shirley Ardell Mason, in other words known as Sybil, takes place as a widely known individual who got diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder. Shirley Mason became the main character in a famous movie along with a book, called Sybil. As Wikipedia states, the name Sybil Isabel Dorsett was given to the main character in order to protect Shirley Ardell Mason’s identity, but during the remake of the movie in 2007, Mason’s name appears at the conclusion…

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder is a severe form of disassociation and is believed to be a coping mechanism. In the case of this disorder, the dissociation manifests as multiple personalities within one person. Each personality has distinct traits, physical ticks, postures, likes and dislikes, similar to an entirely separate person. Previous to 1994, “Dissociative Identity Disorder” was known as “Multiple personality Disorder”, a less appropriate title. This complex disorder remains…

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