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Do People With Multiple Personality Disorder Know They Have It
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 some suffering, but may not perceive the problem as one of "multiple personality" [actually now known as dissociative identity disorder]. Therefore, the answer to your question depends on which alter is in charge when you speak with the person. ...Read more
According to the dsm IV tr, a personality disorder is: an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads ...Read more
If people that have schizophrenia are schizophrenic & people that have autisum are autistic, how about people (like me) that have bipolar disorder?
Bipolar: I cannot think of any other term that is used other than bipolar or manic-depressive. ...Read more
What to do if I have different personalities for different people. Do I have a personality disorder?
Maybe: Hard to answer without knowing a lot more. The relevant questions are how you are different and why you are different. Whether or not you have a personality disorder, it sounds like you could benefit greatly from psychotherapy to help you better know yourself and better understand your relationships. ...Read more
DID (Multiple Person: Also called multiple personality do, is characterized by at least 2 distinct identities that alternately control one's behavior, accompanied by memory impairment for important information, not due to influence of illicit substances or seizures or other medical condition. ...Read more
Downward Spiral: Schizoaffective disorder, like schizophrenia, is a chronic debilitating mental illness. Without treatment, those who suffer from this disorder may lead lonely lives and have difficulty holding down a job or attending school. They will rely increasingly on family or public mental health services. They have the greatest risk of suicide of all psychiatric disorders with a rate of 20-25%. ...Read more
People has learning disabilities who thoses do not have epilepsy and others do have epilepsy what's the difference?
Epilepsy & learning: For some children, seizures interfere with attention, which makes it difficult for them to learn. Normally this occurs with childhood absence seizures. They may appear so subtle they are not noticed. There are many other causes of difficulty with learning, One must not assume seizures are the cause. Teachers may recognize some of the causes of learning disabilities. ...Read more
Risky, d/w your doc: The same medications as those without Bipolar: alpha-agonists, stimulants, atomoxetine, and antidepressants. As previously noted, such agents are usually only introduced when the person is not manic/hypomanic and they have appropriate mood stabilization on board. Lack of ongoing illicit substance use, and sleep regulation are also important. There would still be risks of activating a mood episode. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
People are different: Personality formation is a very complex thing. Inherited traits combine with what people learn from others over their entire life as well as impacts from the environment. Also, personality disorders are difficult to diagnose with certainty. It can help describe a person, but don't put too much confidence in such labels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 dissociative identity disorder). Those symptoms are also suggestive of other disorders so it is important for you to visit your doc or a mental health professional for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do autistic people or people with aspergers have personality disorders or are they neurodivergent?
Who's counting?: "neurotics" are troubled. "personality disorder" people are troublesome. Cyclothymia's moods are cruel. The autism spectrum disorder folks are equally hard for the rest of the world to understand, & these individuals often suffer terribly. But a wisely-focused aspie who learns to be a diplomat becomes useful and likable. Not everything a pathologist or psychiatrist describes need be "disease". ...Read more
Do people take test to know that they have bipolar disorder? I sometimes feel happy or depressed with unknown reason. Also think too much can't sleep
Best Dr. Diagnoses: There are some Questionnaires that patients can fill out, but the true diagnosis is best made by a one on one examination form a trained Psychiatrist. See the attached link for a PDf questionnaire that may aide some providers in the diagnosis. http://www.dbsalliance.org/pdfs/MDQ.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For people with did, do they think they are a different person, or do they have a different personality?
2 or more identities: Aka dissociative identity disorder, multiple personality disorder is characterized by 2 or more distinct identities or personality states "taking control" of a person’s behavior and by an inability to recall important personal information that isn't explained by forgetfulness. Each personality has its own pattern of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about the environment and self. ...Read more
if they meet criter: Only if they meet criteria. They must be suicidal or homicidal, or , in some states, unable to take care of themselves. They are not immune from other types of psychiatric illness. ...Read more
Yes: Only a small percentage of cases of asperger's disorder have a comorbid/coexisting diagnoses as well. ...Read more
I don't think I have schizoid personality disorder but I do have lot of the symptoms. Is it possible for someone to have mild schizoid personality disorder?
No, they're in denia: Have u ever heard a smoker's rationalizations, a denier of immunizations' justification for withholding shots, and so forth. It all the same, a type of mental illness attempting to assuage something missing in their lives or projected onto their progeny. ...Read more
Not dreaming: People who do not dream may be very suppressed in general, but this doesn't mean they have personality disorders. Many people who are simply neurotic (suffering from internal conflict, like most humans) may not be aware of their dreams -- but they still dream. You can know that they dream through sleep studies showing rem periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it tire that people with narcissistic personality disorder really believe that they are always right?
Narcissism: Self admiration and disregard for others too. ...Read more
Previously called multiple personality disorder, this is a condition characterized by marked changes in behavior, typically as a response to stress. Individuals with this disorder may have several distinctly different personalities, each with his or her own ...Read more
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