Mr. Brooks the movie on Dissociative identity disorder

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A person suffering from a dissociative identity disorder has two or more separate identities or personality states (Coon & Mitterer, 2009). In the movie Mr. Brooks, Earl Brooks is a wealthy, successful businessman who recently was honored as "Man of the Year." Brooks is also a serial killer, known as the "Thumbprint Killer" by the police. He is encouraged by his id, manifested as an alter ego who he refers to as Marshall, whom only Brooks can see or hear. Marshall loves to kill, and even talking about it gets him excited. Earl Brooks is extremely neat and tidy. In his studio, all his clothes are neatly hung up and put away. Therefore, Earl suffers from both dissociative identity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Marshall said,
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The daughter drops out of school, although she doesn 't give reason why. The audience soon finds out when the police from California (where she went to college) shows up at the Brooks ' home. Earl realizes that his daughter has the same disorder as him. That he was afraid of this very day before she was born.

Earl Brooks also suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. His house, studio,
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