Dissociative Identity Disorder
Wiki Number: W068
Diagnosis: Dissociative Indentity Disorder (Split Personality)
World Patients: 1.5-2%
Sex Ratio: M;F6
Symptoms: at lest two distinct and relatively enduring personality states; involuntary and distressing; 16 identities are typical
Progression: Much of the 18-page Wikipedia description focused on the validity: actual vs. induced by inappropriate therapies.
Causes: May have been 90% from childhood abuse, war or childhood-medical procedures; like PTSD for adults
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- Dissociative Identity Disorderby Paroma Mitra on January 1, 2022
Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a rare disorder associated with severe behavioral health symptoms. DID was previously known as Multiple Personality Disorder till 1994. Approximately 1.5% of the population internationally has been diagnosed with a dissociative identity disorder. Often patients with this diagnosis have several emergency presentations, often with self-injurious behavior and even substance use.
- "I Am Not I": The Neuroscience of Dissociative Identity Disorderby Lauren A M Lebois on December 28, 2021
- The utility of the Structured Inventory of Malingered Symptomatology for distinguishing individuals with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) from DID simulators and healthy controlsby Bethany L Brand on December 6, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: The findings indicate that the instrument is not accurate in assessing potential symptom exaggeration or feigning in DID.
- Dissociative Identity Disorder: Diagnostic Accuracy and DSM-5 Criteria Change Implicationsby M Shae Nester on October 18, 2021
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5^(th) Edition (DSM-5) revised the diagnostic criteria for dissociative identity disorder (DID) to more accurately reflect the symptom profile of DID patients. No study has examined how this change affects clinical diagnosis of DID. The present study examined clinician reports of patient symptoms in relation to DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 DID diagnostic criteria. Data were analyzed from 169 clinicians who participated in the Treatment of...