Information Leaflet for Professionals: DID (Free PDF)

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Description

This leaflet is available as a hard copy version (just £1 inc P&P) or as a free PDF download. Contents are as follows:

  • What is dissociative identity disorder?
  • Dissociation as a survival mechanism during trauma
  • Spectrum of trauma disorders
  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Dissociative disorder or coping mechanism?
  • How does DID manifest?
  • Prevalence
  • Causes
  • Diagnosis
  • Symptoms
  • Basis of treatment guidelines or pathway
  • Treatment
  • The need for long-term treatment
  • Medication
  • Issues for counsellors/psychotherapists
  • Responding well to ‘alter personalities’
  • Guidelines for assessments and meetings
  • Vulnerable adults
  • Further information and support
  • References

 

Additional information

Author

Carolyn Spring

Pages

16

Publisher

PODS