Treatment modalities may include psychotherapy, talk therapy, and administration of psychotic agents or medications. Since the signs and symptoms exhibited by a person with Dissociative Identity Disorder (previously called as the MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER) are often seen along with anxiety and depression, drugs prescribed to treat anxiety and depression are used as well.
Psycho and pharmacologic therapies are geared towards the alleviation of the patient's symptoms. However, there is no "cure" for such mental disorder.
by NewYorker 9 years ago
Okay, Me and 2 other residents from my hospital going to be giving a psychological lecture at NYU next Thursday.It's about Personality Disorders. Now, we thought we'd either do Dissociative Identity Disorder/Multiple Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder or Schizophrenia. Which one...
by Glen 9 years ago
Interesting round up of the certain unhinged character types you'll come across online, particularly in forums.Though what's missing is the Online Multiple Personality Disorder. In real life it's called Dissociative Identity Disorder.But then again these are the "new" ones. I'm sure if...
by Lola1929 7 years ago
Are there really people with multiple personalities?
by FrankiesGirl6Yr 4 years ago
Are people still diagnosed with borderline personality disorder?I am currently taking an abnormal psyc. class and just finished the chapter on personality disorders. After reading up on Borderline Personality, I found that most of the symptoms described were similar to behaviors I had as a...
by danny1979 7 years ago
Are there different types of split personality disorders ?
by writer268 8 years ago
How much of anti social personality disorder is genetic vs. environment?consider the individual who's parent may have the disordered personality but the child has little to no contact with that parent but still shows certain traits that are hallmarks of the diagnosis.
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