Multiple Selves, Multiple Voices: Working with Trauma, Violation and Dissociation / Edition 1

Multiple Selves, Multiple Voices: Working with Trauma, Violation and Dissociation / Edition 1

by Phil Mollon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471963305

ISBN-13: 9780471963301

Pub. Date: 05/09/1996

Publisher: Wiley

The book draws upon the exciting and illuminating understanding of trauma and dissociation that has developed within the last decade and shows how this can transform our view of many severe personality disorders. MPD is presented as a disorder based upon trauma and pretence - a pretence which structures the personality. The author explores the implications of

Overview

The book draws upon the exciting and illuminating understanding of trauma and dissociation that has developed within the last decade and shows how this can transform our view of many severe personality disorders. MPD is presented as a disorder based upon trauma and pretence - a pretence which structures the personality. The author explores the implications of working with personalities structured around trauma and pretence. The many complex and bewildering aspects of the therapeutic process are discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471963301
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/1996
Series:
Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology Series, #46
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Dissociation.

A Reconsideration of Freud's Views of Trauma.

Back to Janet: Early Studies of Trauma, Repression and Dissociation.

The Effects of Trauma and Abuse on the Developing Self.

The Effects of Trauma and Abuse upon Internal and External Object Relations, Belief Systems, and Psychobiology.

Remembering, Forgetting and Confabulating: Terror in the Consulting Room.

Multiple Personality Disorder/Dissociative Identity Disorder.

What is Going on in Multiple Personality Disorder/Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Therapeutic Considerations with MPD/DID.

Illustration of Therapy with MPD/DID: A Composite Fictitious Case -
Discussion.

Reflections of Evil: The Mystery of Deep Perversion.

Epilogue.

Appendix.

References.

Index.

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