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do people with multiple personality disorder know they have it

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
In some ways: The central or personality or "alter" may be aware of the others, but some of the others may be unaware of the rest. All parts probably experience so ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
D.I.D.: Dissociative identity disorder is a severe form of dissociation which produces a lack of connection in a person's thoughts, memories, feelings, action ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Awesome question !!: You are going to get different answers from different responders. The name was changed to dissociative identity disorder (did). I do believe it exists ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
MPD: With psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive reality-based approach, hypnotherapy, and medications for symptomatic tx if mood changes or psychotic or a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter O'Donnell
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Via dissociation: Multiple personality is a dissociative disorder. Significant trauma often is involved. If your believe that you are experiencing issues, it is best to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Do you have this: Condition or are your worried that you do. Would recommend that you see a psychologist or a psychiatrist for a comprehensive evaluation. A treatment ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Dissociative ID: Amnesia, dismembered comments, actions, travel and purchases. People claiming to know you but you don't know them and they call you by a different nam ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blank spaces in: Memory, friends stating things you've said or done that you don't remember are suggestive of multiple personality disorder (presently called dissociat ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Childhood abuse: Dissociative identity disorder (did) is often associated with history of severe childhood trauma or abuse -- usually happening over an extended peri ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Gallo
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
DID: Currently called dissociative identity disorder (did), psychiatrists and clinical psychologists can diagnose this condition. However it often takes t ... Read More
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