Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

by Graeme Galton
     
 

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This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be caused by prolonged trauma in infancy and childhood. This trauma may be linked with crimes committed against them, crimes they have witnessed, and crimes they have committed… See more details below

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This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be caused by prolonged trauma in infancy and childhood. This trauma may be linked with crimes committed against them, crimes they have witnessed, and crimes they have committed under duress. This collection of essays by a range of distinguished international contributors explores the complex legal, ethical, moral, and clinical questions which face psychotherapists and other professionals working with people suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Contributors to this book are drawn from the following professions: psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, counselling, psychology, medicine, law, police, and social work

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780494371
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
1 MB

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