Multi Personality Disorder

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What Exactly is Multiple Personality Disorder?

  • A very rare condition within a person has more than one distinct identity or personality state.
  • At, least two of the personality repeatedly asserts themselves to control the affected person's behavior.
  • Each personality has a distinct name and past identity, and self-image.
  • Other mental disorders in this category include depersonalization disorder, dissociative fugue, and dissociative amnesia.
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Symptoms Of Multi Personality

Behavioral:


  • Impulsivity
  • Self-Destructive Behavior
  • Self-Harm

Mood:



  • Anxiety
  • Feeling Detached From Self
  • Mood Swings

Psychological:



  • Altered Consciousness
  • Depression
  • Flashback

Also Common:



  • Amnesia
  • Blackout

Can Multi Personality Disorder Be Cured?

  • Multi Personality Disorder cannot be cured but treat may help for some people.
  • Things that may help is therapies.
  • For, example cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, and psychotherapy.
  • Specialists Like Clinical psychologist Which treats mental disorders primarily with talk therapy, also Psychiatrist which treats mental disorders primarily with medications and last but not least Psychoanalyst which uses psychotherapy to treat mental disorders.

Information You Want To Know

  • The "alters" are said to occur spontaneously and involuntarily, and function more or less independently of each other.
  • Another symptom of MPD is significant amnesia which can't be explained by ordinary forgetfulness. In 1994, the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-IV replaced the designation of MPD with DID: Dissociative Identity Disorder. The label may have changed, but the list of symptoms remained essentially the same.

Interesting Facts About Multiple Personality Disorder

  • Multiple Personality Disorder had different reactions emotions and body functions.
  • Statistics says it is diagnosed nine times more in females than in males.
  • A history of severe abuse is thought to be associated with Multiple Personality Disorder.
  • Multiple Personality Disorder has been portrayed in the media in productions like The Three Faces Of Eve.

More Symptoms To Look For In Multiple Personality Disorder

  • Being often accused of lying
  • Find apparently strange items among one's possessions
  • Having apparently strange recognize them as someone else
  • Feeling unreal
  • Feeling like more than one person

This You Do Need To Know

  • There is no specific diagnostic test for Multiple Personality Disorder.
  • Professionals perform a mental health interview ruling out other mental disorders
  • Referring the client for medical evaluation to rule out a physical cause for symptoms.
  • Individuals with Multiple Personality Disorder also suffer from other mental illnesses such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder borderline and other personality disorders and conversion disorder.