Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder

Overview

Some of the most eminent practitioners in the field discuss treatments for dissociative identity disorder, a fascinating yet debilitating malady. They discuss clinical techniques including assessment, cognitive therapy, psychodynamic therapy, expressive therapy, short-term in-patient treatment, longer term hospitalization, and the correct use of hypnosis. Also discussed is how the study of this controversial diagnosis reveals the inner workings of the normal functioning mind.

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Overview

Some of the most eminent practitioners in the field discuss treatments for dissociative identity disorder, a fascinating yet debilitating malady. They discuss clinical techniques including assessment, cognitive therapy, psychodynamic therapy, expressive therapy, short-term in-patient treatment, longer term hospitalization, and the correct use of hypnosis. Also discussed is how the study of this controversial diagnosis reveals the inner workings of the normal functioning mind.

Focuses on assessment/cognitive, psychodynamic & expressive therapy/short-term in-patient trmt/long term hospitalization

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Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is a new and more accurate designation for what was formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD). In this volume, psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists offer clear, authoritative, and updated information on a variety of techniques for the assessment and management of the disorder. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787903299
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/13/1996
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,277,088
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

JAMES L. SPIRA, Ph.D., M.P.H., is on the faculty of the department of psychiatry and department of medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. He serves as the director of the program in health psychology at The Center for Living, Duke University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Disorder (MPD)
Part One: Understanding and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder
1. Psychological Assessment(Judith Armstrong)
2. Dissociation, Psychotherapy, and the Cognitive Sciences(Daniel J. Siegel)
3. Models of Helping: The Role of Responsibility(Catherine G. Fine)
Part Two: Outpatient Interventions
4. Treatment of Early Onset(Gary Peterson)
5. An Outline for Psychoanalytic Treatment(Stephen S. Marmer)
6. The Use of Hypnosis in Diagnosis and Treatment(William Smith)
7. Expressive Therapy(Peggy L. Dawson, John F. Higdon)
Part Three: Inpatient Interventions
8. Hospital Treatment(Richard P. Kluft)
9. Short-Term, Problem-Oriented Inpatient Treatment(Colin A. Ross)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2001

    The best of it's kind

    This is the most recent and complete overview of the treatment of DID. It covers assessment, diagnostic criteria, outpatient and inpatient treatment from a variety of perspectives, along with an excellent chapter on psychopharmacology. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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