Dissociation Library

  • Book Review: Lifting the Veil
    When I began reading Lifting the Veil, it seemed clear that the main theme was dissociative identity disorder — previously and popularly known as multiple personality disorder. The book appears to be a first-hand account of ...
  • Dispelling Myths about Dissociative Identity Disorder
    Dissociative identity disorder (DID), known previously as multiple personality disorder, is not a real disorder. At least, that’s what you ...
  • Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists
    Gazing into a mirror, what is it that you see?  You see a reflection of the person others see when they look at you.  If the mirror should shatter you would then see not just ...
  • Depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder
    As an educator, I’ve become more and more convinced of the huge need for better information and openness about all kinds of ...
  • In-Depth: Understanding Dissociative Disorders
    Dissociation is a common defense/reaction to stressful or traumatic situations. Severe isolated traumas or repeated traumas may result in a person developing a dissociative disorder. ...
  • Freewill’s Story
    My story.... there isn't much to tell... An incest survivor, a survivor of a pedophile of 4 years who happened to be my teacher, physical abuse starting at age 2 — being locked in closets ...
  • Accepting the Truth about Ourselves
    Another Session in Confession Considering the amount of time I spend confessing my mistakes and shortcomings in therapy, I often think the doc missed his true calling. And therapy would definitely be easier if I could ...
  • An Overview of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterized as an anxiety problem that people sometimes experience after witnessing or being involved with a traumatic event, such as a fire, a war, an accident or the like. ...
  • The Differences Between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Multiple Personality Disorder
    Sometimes people confuse three mental disorders, only one of which could be referred to as "common" within the population -- bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depression), schizophrenia, and multiple personality disorder (also known by its ...
  • My New Life
    At the age of 23, I woke up one weekday morning with the feeling that something was wrong. I searched my mind. Oh, yes. I remembered. I remembered that I was living a new life; ...
  • Bird in the Invisible Cage
    As I watched my 68-year-old father hug my 16-year-old daughter at the airport, my stomach tightened around the bag of worms, renewing that old, buried feeling. My son waited patiently for his grandfather to ...
  • The Real Me
    Everyone who cared had tried to help me for so long, but nothing was working. The elders of my church, although they placed no confidence in psychology, didn’t know what else to do. They offered ...

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