Mental Illness: Dissociative Identity Disorder

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D.I.D is a very interesting mental disorder although some critics argue that it is not real due to one of its causes. Indeed, it has been studied throughout the years, however there are quite more about it that we are not up to date with. This paper aims to prove that people with D.I.D (Dissociative Identity Disorder) are not aware of the other personality states resulting in their blackouts; in their behavioral issues; and in their intellectual growth when another alter is dominant. Dissociative Identity Disorder (D.I.D) is a vague mental illness which existence is even questioned by many individuals. This is because of the fact that there is much that is unknown about it. In spite of that, there are tens of thousands of cases of D.I.D worldwide and this research aims to inform the public and those who are either related to or afflicted with D.I.D about its effects. The researcher believes that this research will be of use to people who are interested in D.I.D and the harm or effects this disorder may cause. It will also be of help to the public who are eager to know more about this unusual mental disorder. In the same fashion, the researcher also hopes to add to the pool of knowledge concerning D.I.D and the people who are affected by it. On a more scientific term, According to Criscely L. Go (Psychiatrist, March 29, 2014) Dissociative Identity Disorder (D.I.D) is actually a bio chemical disorder in the brain, but a lot of the causes are multi factorial. The coming of the disorder, is not only about the chemicals or neurogen speakers that affects the brain but more so with how they were nurtured and brought about when growing up. Their social environment is part of the interplay of factors, but mostly because of the n... ... middle of paper ... ...? A Psychobiological Study of Authentic and Simulated Dissociative Identity State. Retrieved from http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0039279 Simpson, A. (2013). Multiple Personality Causes and Symptoms. Retrieved from http://suite101.com/article/multiple-personality-causes-and-symptoms-a149836 Smith, B. (2998). Psychology: Science ad Understanding. USA : McGraw Hill Companies. Smith, E. (2003). Introduction to psychology 14th edition. Singapore: Thomson Learning Asia. Tartakovsky, M. (2011). Dispelling Myths about Dissociative Identity Disorder. Retrieved from http://psychcentral.com/lib/dispelling-myths-about-dissociative-identity-disorder/0009785/2 University of Groningen (2012). Patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder Do Remember Separate Identites. Retrieved from http://www.rug.nl/news-and-events/news/news2012/huntjens?lang=en
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