Dissociative Identity Disorder Resources, Support and References

Dissociative Identity Disorder Support Groups

Support groups can significantly help those with Dissociative Identity Disorder cope with their condition like the following support groups:

Dissociative Disorders

This group was established in order to help people who have been diagnosed with a dissociative disorder

Dissociative Disorders

This is a mailing list for people with dissociative disorders
[URL: http://mailto:listserv@listserv.icors.org]

NEEDID Exchange

This is a mailing list designed to foster interest among individuals with dissociative disorders on information about the condition

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Established in 1979, NAMI is the biggest grassroots organization for people with mental disorders as well as their families. It has branches in every American state and in over 1,100 local communities

National Institute of Mental Health

NIMH is the biggest scientific organization focused on conducting research about information, treatment, and prevention of mental health disorders as well as the promotion of mental health

The International Society for the Study of Dissociation

This is an international, non-profit, and professional organization designed to promote and educate people about the different dissociative disorders.

Dissociative Identity Disorder References

[BACK] - 1: Morrow, Alina. ”Conditions & Diseases: Psychological & Mental Health.” Omni Medical Search.com

[BACK] - 2: ”Dissociative Identity Disorder.” Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders

[BACK] - 3: ”Dissociative Identity Disorder.” Mercks Manuals Online Medical Library

[BACK] - 4: Mills, Lisa. “Treatment Guidelines for Dissociative Identity Disorder.” American Chronicle. January 2, 2009.

[BACK] - 5: ”Dissociative Identity Disorder.” Mercks Manuals Online Medical Library.

[BACK] - 6: ”Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly Multiple Personality Disorder).” Armenian Medical Network. October 12, 2006.

[BACK] - 7: Berger, Vincent, M.D. “Multiple Personality Disorder.” Psychologist Anywhere Anytime.

[BACK] - 8: Vermetten, Eric, M.D., et al. “Hippocampal andAmygdalar Volumes in Dissociative Identity Disorder.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 163: 630-636 (2006)

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Dissociative Identity Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Borderline Personality Disorder – Personality Disorder, Mood Changes, Dissociation, Splitting Personality
Depersonalization Disorder – Recurrent De-Realization, Feeling of Disconnection from the Body and Mind, Out of the Body Experience
Dissociative Amnesia – Functional Amnesia, Abnormal Memory Functioning Without Brain Damage, Retrograde Amnesia
Schizophrenia – Mental Disorder, Paranoia, Hallucination, Delusion, Disorganized Speech and Thinking
Somatization Disorder – Hysteria, Variable Physical Symptoms with no Identifiable Physical Origins