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Are people with dissociative disorders psychopathic?

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Dr. Grace Ho
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

The conflicts between alters are more internal than external.

In brief: Not really

The conflicts between alters are more internal than external.
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Some are, most not.

I have seen horribly psychopathic multiples that would not think twice of slicing your throat (true serial killers) and those that act out in many antisocial ways and belong in prison.
Some I have met while they served sentences in prisons and some were still walking the streets (0ften in more way than one). One must never be naive when working with people with dissociative3disorders.

In brief: Some are, most not.

I have seen horribly psychopathic multiples that would not think twice of slicing your throat (true serial killers) and those that act out in many antisocial ways and belong in prison.
Some I have met while they served sentences in prisons and some were still walking the streets (0ften in more way than one). One must never be naive when working with people with dissociative3disorders.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Generally no

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is characterized by someone who typically has endured a horrific level of abuse and has unconsciously split off the good and bad aspects of themselves as a defensive way of staying safe, and deeply repressing the memories of the abuse that took place.

In brief: Generally no

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is characterized by someone who typically has endured a horrific level of abuse and has unconsciously split off the good and bad aspects of themselves as a defensive way of staying safe, and deeply repressing the memories of the abuse that took place.
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