The Psychological Perception Of Aaron And Mentally

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With this technique the psychological expert relaxes Aaron and mentally reinstates the context of the crime by introducing herself and makes him feel comfortable, in order to find out what actually happened in the murder. Furthermore, the expert tells him that she will film the sessions and she might probably be called in court. While analyzing him, the expert starts doubting that Aaron is guilty. This is because of his naivety and innocent view.

The expert finds out that Aaron had been abused in his childhood by his father, what lead him to create a double personality. Aaron has created a person called Roy, in order to face this abuse and pain. Therefore, the expert reports to Vail that Aaron suffers from multiple personality disorder or dissociative identity disorder (“MPD/DID”), which proves Aaron’s whole argument.

MPD/DID “is an illness that is characterized by the presence of at least two clear personality states, called alters, which may have different reactions, emotions, and body functioning” than can lead to “time and memory lapses and blackouts” . This illness is “is thought to be an effect of severe trauma during early childhood, usually extreme, repetitive physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, which produces a lack of connection in a person 's thoughts, memories, feelings, actions, or sense of identity”.
Sexual abuse
In the middle of the trial, Vail steals from the crime scene a video tape of the archbishop Rushman, in which the archbishop sexually abuses…
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