Great Article from The Harvard Review of Psychiatry

Shirley J. Davis I found this wonderful article on the internet from the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. You can find this article and many more at the following Link. ARTICLE SITE   Harvard Review of Psychiatry Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2016 Jul; 24(4): 257–270. Published online 2016 Jul 8. doi:  10.1097/HRP.0000000000000100 PMCID: PMC4959824 Separating Fact from Fiction: An Empirical [...]

A Beautiful Piece of Amber

If you have ever wondered what it is like to live with a condition like Dissociative Identity Disorder, than I invite you to read this short story I wrote as a tribute to my therapist who retired in September 2016. One will immediately notice that the timing of the story does not flow, but jumps [...]

Dissociative Identity Disorder in a Nutshell

Dissociative Identity in a Nutshell Owned and Written by Shirley J. Davis Dissociative Identity Disorder in a Nutshell is a blog site dedicated to the dissemination of true and honest information about Dissociative Identity Disorder, a condition once called Multiple Personality Disorder. While I am not a mental health professional and only possess an Associate [...]

You Never Know What You’re Going Through-A Beautiful Message

Trenton Shelton You absolutely MUST see this video. I'm going to feature this young man's videos as much as possible.  He has some wonderful and wise words to pass on that will inspire and move you. Shirley It's Not Over Till It's Over!!!! Trenton Shelton

Four Reasons Dissociative Identity Disorder is Controversial Among Mental Health Professionals

Shirley J. Davis As any of you who have read this blog know, I live with a condition known as Dissociative Identity Disorder, what was once known as Multiple Personality Disorder. DID is a very controversial diagnosis among the professionals of the mental health field and I believe I have identified some of the reasons [...]

Family Rejection: One of the Hazards of Getting Well

Shirley J. Davis One of the hardest parts of living with any mental illness is not being accepted by the people that most humans count on the most, our families. This is especially true if the mental health condition we are living with was caused primarily by severe trauma in our childhoods.   This is [...]

Dissociative Identity Disorder in a Nutshell: A First-Hand Account

Shirley J. Davis I wrote this book as an attempt to reach out to others who live with DID to help them know that they are not alone, and that there is hope for recovery. Please click on the link below to find it on amazon. Thank you so much. Shirley Link To My book