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Transcript
Dissociative Identity
Disorder
By: Jonathan Orellana
Definition
 -Two or more distinct identities are said to alternately
control the person’s behavior.
 - ” A severe form of dissociation ( a mental process),
which produces a lack of connection in a person’s
thoughts, memories, feelings, action, or sense of
identity.”
 -In my own words, a person who’s loses their identity
and is a completely different person.
Associated features
 Many things are cause by this disorder, here are a
couple:
 Headaches –Sleep Disorders – Drug/Alcohol use –
Abusiveness – Personality Difference – Moody –
Mistaken Identity
DSM-IV-TR Criteria
 A. The presence of two or more distinct identities or
personality states.
 B. At least two of this identites or personalities states
recurrently take control of person’s
 C. Inability to recall important personal information that
is too extensive to be explained by ordinary forgetfulness
 D. The disturbance is not due to physiological effects of
a substance or a general medical condition
Etiology
 In the early 1800’s century while a person who was
thought of as weird, many scientist couldn’t explain the
cause for their depression, mood swings , or sucidial
tendencies
 - “ A common effect of severe trauma, during childhood,
usually extreme , repetitive physical, sexual, and/or
emotional abuse.”
Prevalence
 - Usually a malfunction in the brain as it evolves
 - .01 – 1% of the general population have DID
 -1/3 of the people feel like they have DID and also feel
like they are in a movie of their own lives.
 - 7% percent of the people have gone undiagnose with
DID
Treatment
 - Many scientist have said that there is no cure for this
disorder.
 - But, they have said to have a long-term treatment
 - Some of this treatment include talk therapy,
psychotherapy, hypotherapy, and also adjunctive
therapies (movement therapies).
 - If people with this disorder stick to their long-term
plan. They are able to get better but, the disorder won’t
go away.
Prognosis
 - With intense treatment the patients are able to get
better
 - Some chance to relief symptoms at the age of 40
References
 WebMD. (2009). Dissociative Identity Disorder
(Multiple Personality Disorder)
http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/dissociativeidentity-disorder-multiple-personality-disorder
 - Halgin, R.D, & Whitbourn, S.K (2005). Abnormal
Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological
Disorder. New York, NY: Mcgrawttill.
 Behaven Clinical Capsule. (2009). DSM-IV & DSM-IVTR Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).
www.behavenet.com/capsules/disorder/did.htm
Disscusion Question
-How can DID be a disorder that helps people that go
through depression?