Q&A

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Psychiatrist and expert on dissociative identity disorder Vedat Şar discusses signs, symptoms and treatment.

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In your opinion, is DID widely under-reported and under-recognised? I wonder what the prevalence rates are currently estimated to be?
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Do you have advice for dealing with the intersection of DID with gender dysphoria?
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What is the prognosis for clients with DID? Are we aiming for 'normal' or just better management of symptoms?
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What is the best treatment for someone with DID?
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What is your position on full integration vs co-consciousness as an outcome of treatment?
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How can we best support someone affected by this confusing and often disturbing condition?
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How do you differentiate DID from BPD?
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