Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Articles

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 ...

Pain of Childhood Sexual Abuse

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, June 13th, 2013
I am in so much pain. I look at my life and noticed that I've lost. I have 27 distinct personalities. Mom and Dad decided to have people rape me over and over. I came here from another country and we were poor, so ...

No One Believes Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, May 16th, 2013
I think I have suffered long-term sexual abuse, but am not sure. I was laying down for a nap one day and all of a sudden a memory of miscarrying a baby popped in my head. I remembered everything so clearly, but the idea just ...

Am I Borderline?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, May 9th, 2013
I might be suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder, but I don't know. It might be Bipolar Disorder as well. I have a lot of mood swings, that can last a week at least, and sometimes a month. My moods varies between depression/anxiety with extreme suicidal ...

Becoming Something Else

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, April 14th, 2013
I for a while now have not felt fully human anymore. My friends the few I actual trust said I should get checked out but I know if they were to lock me up in manor of speaking it would make everything worse. I have ...

Son with Schizophrenia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 31st, 2013
Son being content with no outside life ;no work no friends does not go anywhere/ He was diagnosed at 18 with schizophrenia.. he could not hold a job down.. he self medicated got caught went to prison and since prison no meds he is quite ...

Reason to Believe I Have Dissociative Identity Disorder

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, February 14th, 2013
Not only did a psychiatrist tell me that he believes that I have multiple personality disorder but a lot of my past experiences and my symptoms add up. My mom thinks I'm Crazy to think I have this but she doesn't really know. When I ...