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:
This group was established in order to help people who have been diagnosed with a dissociative disorder
This is a mailing list for people with dissociative disorders
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
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[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.
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[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
|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|