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
Dissociative Identity Disorder in Children and Teenagers
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Support Group: nami.org; 800-950-6264
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4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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- A Rare Presentation of Shared Phenomenon in Dissociative Disorders in Extreme of Ages: A Report of Two Casesby Anurag Sengar on January 26, 2023
Conversion disorders (CD) are changes in sensorimotor activity experienced by an individual due to an external event. Patients may experience "pseudoseizures" accompanied by the presence or absence of loss of consciousness. Disorders of movement and sensation is the term used to classify the various kinds of CDs in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) diagnostic manual, and they are the rarest among all dissociative disorders. We will discuss two instances that...
- Does Innovative City Pilot Policy Stimulate the Chinese Regional Innovation: An Application of DID Modelby None Muniba on January 21, 2023
Urban innovation has always been a research topic of scholars, but research focusing on the relationship between innovative city pilot policy and regional innovation is still relatively rare. The objective of this study is to examine the impact of the pilot policy on urban innovation convergence based on panel data in China from 2003 to 2016. The difference-in-differences (DID) method was used. First, we find that the pilot policy not only improves the innovation level of cities (basic effect)...
- Distinguishing clinical and simulated dissociative identity disorder using the Miller Forensic Assessment of Symptoms Testby Michelle R Barth on January 19, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: The M-FAST shows promise in distinguishing genuine DID when the cut-off score is increased to seven. This study adds to the growing body of literature identifying tests that can adequately distinguish clinical from simulated DID. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2023 APA, all rights reserved).
- Analysis of Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Dissociative Identity Disorderby Ülker Atilan Fedai on January 4, 2023
CONCLUSION: The symptoms of DID can be related to many psychiatric disorders. DID patients can be classified under many different symptom groups. Treatments for symptoms fail when the diagnosis of DID is neglected. Patients are generally misdiagnosed, as determined in this study and in previous studies. Dissociative symptoms should be checked regularly during psychiatric interviews to prevent misdiagnosis.