Tag Archives: DID

What Causes Dissociative Identity Disorder?

I’ve talked about the diagnostic criteria for dissociative identity disorder (DID), identity disruption and amnesia. What causes DID? How is it related to trauma? These are the topics I’d like to tackle next. If you are questioning whether DID is true … Continue reading

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Dissociative Identity Disorder and Amnesia

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

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Dissociative Identity Disorder

An overview of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Continue reading

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Talking vs. Processing in Trauma Therapy

What is the difference between talking about trauma memories and processing them? Continue reading

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Trauma Survivors and Halloween

Trauma survivors may find Halloween to be triggering for a variety of reasons. Continue reading

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