Articles for tag: Dissociative Identity Disorder

Treatments for Dissociation

Dissociation is the splitting apart or compartmentalizing of the brain to separate mostly memories of traumatic events. This splitting is to protect the person from trauma that they are unable to deal with at the time. There are 4 main Dissociative disorders including; Dissociative Fugue, Dissociative Amnesia, Depersonalization Disorder, and Dissociative Identity Disorder (“The Cleveland ...

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What It’s Like to Live With Multiple Personality Disorder

Multiple personality disorder is actually called dissociative identity disorder, or DID, these days. It’s considered a rather rare disorder, although experts disagree about just how rare it is. Some doctors and therapists don’t believe the disorder even exists, although it is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual used to diagnose psychiatric disorders and is ...

Dissociative Disorders in Fight Club

“People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden.” The protagonist of David Fincher’s Fight Club, a film based on Chuck Palaniuk’s cult-hit novel of the same name, makes this statement a number of times throughout the course of the film. His life, in his estimation is routine, boring even, as he shuffles to ...