Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Articles

Dissociation, Avoidant, or Antisocial Personality Disorder?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, June 26th, 2014
I am emotionally detached; I am not capable of feeling love (or at least I cannot recognize the feeling), and my other emotions are muted (the only emotion that I can feel strongly is annoyance). I cannot really feel guilt, and have little empathy (I ...

Could I Possibly Have DID?

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, June 13th, 2014
Okay, so I'll try to make this short and concise. I have these people (really they're more of voices) in my mind, and they all have names and personality traits and even different hand writings, and when I think about them, I can ...

Experiencing Weird Symptoms Since October

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Ever since October, 2013, I've been sort of... Out of it. It started with a panic attack; the first panic attack i've ever had, or at least from what I remember. It was an odd feeling. I felt numb and around the sides of my head ...

Why Don’t I Have Real Feelings in Relationships?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, June 6th, 2014
I'm 19 and have been experiencing strange emotions this past year. The deep connections I felt with friends are suddenly forced and it is almost painful to be around people. I have also had strange spells of depersonalization. My ex boyfriend died a couple years ...

Should I Confront My Grandfather?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, May 9th, 2014
From the U.S.: My grandfather sexually abused my uncle and aunt. My uncle sexually abused my mother in return. My grandfather spent their childhood turning them against one another; this my mom wouldn't let us stay with them by ourselves after a certain age. My ...

Multiple Personality Disorder?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
I'm just a normal 14 year old school kid, but lately i have had an urge to develop Multiple Personality Disorder. I am honestly just really curious as to how it would be like living with MPD, and I wanted to know if there is ...

My Imaginary Friend Is Becoming Too Real

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 31st, 2014
I've had an imaginary friend for years. Lately, when I see myself in the mirror, I hear her telling me how worthless I am. She seems to take over and I can't do anything to stop her. I've been carving words, of her choice, into ...

Constantly Changing Diagnoses

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, March 20th, 2014
I was first diagnosed in 2008 after I had been hearing voices for a little under a year. After 1 1/2 to 2 years I was stabilized with meds. No voices. Only a couple of suicide attempts. I then had a baby. About a year ...

Paranoid?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
My close friends say I'm being paranoid, while another says its a mild form of schizophrenia. It kind if just started happening when I moved to Canada about two years ago. I'm always caught up on things like: -People watching me through my living room window (there's ...

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 ...
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