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is multiple personality disorder genetic

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Lapse in time/attn: Dissociative identity disorder is extraordinarily rare and typically associated with severe trauma in early childhood which results in a fractioning o ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience in Psychiatry
See below: Schizophrenia is a thought disorder. People w/ this illness have trouble forming ; organizing thoughts. False beliefs, hallucinations ; impaired perce ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Generally not: As emotional stress usually raises BP unless vagal tone is increased.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Can happen...: Mpd is still somewhat controversial and some professionals do not believe it is a real disorder. However, there are reports of people diagnosed with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
BPD: In psychiatry, it is borderline personality disorder. See diagram.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
It's rare: I assume you're asking because you suspect you may have multiple personalities. This is an uncommon problem, generally thought to occur after severe, ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in 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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