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FREE Poster for Dissociative Identity Disorder Awareness Day

You asked, we created; a poster to hang in your doctors office! You can get it professionally printed in your own country via the StrongholdShop link! Or you can download the free version (A4 paper size only) and print it yourself at home or the office, for FREE! Please use caution where you hang these… Continue reading FREE Poster for Dissociative Identity Disorder Awareness Day

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Amnesia and timeloss #DID101 – article 8

Amnesia and timeloss #DID 101 - article 8  In the first DID101 we already had a quick look at amnesia. The DSM5 describes amnesia in DID as defined gaps in the recall of everyday events, important personal information and/or traumatic events.   Timeloss is a term often used to indicate, that someone experiences amnesia of… Continue reading Amnesia and timeloss #DID101 – article 8

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Someone with DID reviews the new Glass movie

Im not one for just dumping links to video's without much text. But this time its just better said on video then it will be on digital paper. In this video someone with DID (Saar) reviews the new super hero movie Glass 2019 that came out today. We got officially diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder… Continue reading Someone with DID reviews the new Glass movie

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Fragments  #DID101 – Article 7.

Last week’s article was all about alters. This week we look at the difference between alters and fragments in dissociative identity disorder (DID) and other specified dissociative disorder (OSDD)  . The book the haunted self teaches us where the word fragment comes from; Braun in 1986 suggested a sort of spectrum, with at the one… Continue reading Fragments  #DID101 – Article 7.

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MPD to DID 25 years later – Name calling, to do or not to do?

25 years have passed since multiple personality disorder was reclassified as dissociative identity disorder in 1994. But not much seems to have changed when it comes down to actual help for those who suffer from the disorder. Hence this year, we will post multiple articles here, to address some of the past and current problems.… Continue reading MPD to DID 25 years later – Name calling, to do or not to do?

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Alters and how to communicate with them #DID101 – Article 6.

Alters refers to the dissociative part of the personality. Everyone in a Plural System is an alter.  Alters have their own personality traits, wisdom, knowledge and memories possibly including trauma. Alters can identify as any part of the LGBTQ+ community and can be anywhere on the gender spectrum. Alters can be old, young and may… Continue reading Alters and how to communicate with them #DID101 – Article 6.

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MPD to DID 25 years later – Integration & final fusion.

25 years have passed since multiple personality disorder was reclassified as dissociative identity disorder in 1994. But not much seems to have changed when it comes down to actual help for those who suffer from the disorder. Hence this year, we will post multiple articles here, to address some of the past and current problems.… Continue reading MPD to DID 25 years later – Integration & final fusion.

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Depersonalization and derealization #DID101 – Article 5.

Depersonalization/derealization disorder a dissociative disorder by itself. But those with DID can also experience the same symptoms. The DSM5 criteria say that if there is another dissociative disorder it’s better to diagnose that one. Hence those with DID/OSDD do not receive an extra diagnosis when they experience depersonalization/derealization. The DSM5 explains the following on Depersonalization:… Continue reading Depersonalization and derealization #DID101 – Article 5.

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2019 – From surviving to living

As we close the chapter of 2018 and enter into the new year, i like to take a moment to reflect and to share our intentions for 2019. On a personal level 2018 was crazy. With 3 surgeries in one year, defeating cancer before it got a real chance to get a hold and managing… Continue reading 2019 – From surviving to living

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Innerworld  #DID101 – Article 4.

Innerworlds are a therapeutic tool. It is widely used for many therapies and reasons, one of them being Dissociative Identity Disorder. Some people with DID (or OSDD) grew up with their innerworld. Others want to create one after a diagnosis or when they read about innerworlds. Your innerworld can be anything you want. Anything the… Continue reading Innerworld  #DID101 – Article 4.