Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Articles

Is this DID?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, March 13th, 2014
From the U.S.: I got beaten up as a kid. The one memory I can remember right now is in third person. Some big guy jumped up and down on my back until blood came out of my mouth. Anyways, I randomly "change" a lot ...

Pre-Teen Visits Alternate Dimension?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 10th, 2014
My daughter is 12 years old and has exhibited some signs of sensory integration differences: can't stand to see metal when eating, excessively cold, hyper-reacts to food textures. She sometimes has difficulty relating to others, especially authority figures; however, she is fairly well-adjusted socially with ...

Angry and Depressed

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 10th, 2014
I have been realizing lately, that I've been getting so angry and depressed allot. I realize it after it happens, i'll start treating my boyfriend so bad, but I feels like i'm standing outside of my body and watching myself do it. Afterward I feel ...

Dissociative Episodes

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, March 8th, 2014
I have recently experienced a number of dissociative episodes and been going to see a psychologist. The psychologist has suggested ERP. Will this help? Here is more information about exposure response prevention. This type of treatment is often used for obsessive-compulsive disorders and ...

What’s Wrong with Me?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
I'm 18 years old, and I often feel there is something wrong with me. I don't have friends and don't care too. I feel as if they are more work than their worth. I isolate myself from others. It's not because I'm afraid of ...

3-Year-Old Has Identity Confusion

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
My 3 year old daughter is called two different names depending on who in the family is talking to her. Some people call her by her real name and some by her self appointed nickname. She also refers to herself by both at ...

Excessive Drinking Causing Trouble

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Recently I have been suffering a lot of guilt, and paranoia. every now and then I will go out for a friends birthday, or hens... and I will drink and black out. I have a horrible fear that I have done something like cheat on ...

Is My Girlfriend Disassociating?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, December 26th, 2013
I have been with my partner for over 6 years. In times of high stress, she will "go to her box" as she calls it, and another personality will take her place in the world for a while. She says she "goes to her box" to ...

Extreme Emotional Detachment

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, November 8th, 2013
(Please forgive me & I'm sorry if this doesn't make sense. I don't want to waste your time, but I need help.) I've been diagnosed with ED, BPD (borderline pers), & OCD among others that I've requested not be revealed to me. I dissociate ...

Is Creating a World in Your Head Really a Problem?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, October 14th, 2013
I guess as long as I can remember I have created worlds with characters that seem to have cameras following them everywhere in my head. but it would always seem as if the characters were real. they had personalities, pet peeves and even conversations with ...

I Feel Empty. Why?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, August 17th, 2013
For as long as i can remember i feel empty. I don't feel anything. I do bad things to feel something sometimes and i have since i was young, but it does little for me. I have felt for years that there is something i ...

Unusual Dissociative Episode

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, July 6th, 2013
The other morning, I woke up and took a shower, the next thing I remember is that I was driving on a busy highway approximately 60 miles from home, I immediately turned around and headed back. I have no recollection of why I left my ...