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Appropriate treatment for a person who has experienced violence must be both trauma-specific and trauma-informed. Continue reading
What is identity disruption? How is it experienced by someone with dissociative identity disorder? How is identity disrupted? In the past, it was thought that traumatic events, especially repetitive ones, caused a child’s personality to fragment or split into different … Continue reading
It’s Thursday, and that means time to revisit a post from the past. For this Throwback Thursday (#TBT) I decided to share with you some coping skills for immediate distress relief. You can read the original, from May 5, 2009, … Continue reading
I am continuing the conversation about dissociative identity disorder (DID) and characteristics that make up the diagnosis. I want to address amnesia, what it looks like in DID, and the function it serves. Of course, not everyone with amnesia has … Continue reading