Dissociative Identity Disorder : A Multiple Personality Disorder

2577 Words Apr 28th, 2015 11 Pages
Abstract Dissociative identity disorder also known as DID is a multiple personality disorder. Patients who have DID have multiple personalities that sometime they cannot control. There are known cases of people with this disorder completely change and see their selves differently from who they actually are, such as having a different name. There are many more symptoms to this disorder also. A lot of researchers usually test and compare DID with PTSD in most studies and also usually use all females, since DID is more common with females. This paper discusses the psychological views and studies of dissociative identity disorder.

Dissociative Identity Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder is also known as Multiple Personality Disorder or DID. It is stated to be when a person has the presence of two or more distinct personality states. Having this disorder makes you have multiple personalities and many people say that your personality is not a type of behavior. In reality your personality is a behavior stated by experts. With this disorder you have two or more distinct personalities that show at certain times. For an example, a person with this disorder could be happy and joyful but even with the slightest change in their surroundings can change their behavior or personality. Not only it can be their personality that changes but the person with the disorder can also think they are someone else by having a different unique name, characteristics, and their…
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