I was reading my email this morning and came across an article that proved what I've said here about being invalidated in childhood. In the article on Psychology Today I found a piece backing up what we who were the victims of this kind of treatment have always known, it damaged us. Granted, the article [...]
What Is It About Childhood Trauma that Causes DID? Today I’m going to touch on the subject, what it is that causes dissociative identity disorder? That, as you may have guessed by now, is a subject that has many dimensions ranging from attachment problems and a missed developmental stage to our bodies being flooded with [...]
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Have you ever wanted to know just of what a "repressed" memory is and how it is formed?
Can Mental Health Disorders be Cured? There is Hope!
Thank God for people like Bethany Brand who write in support of people living with DID
What changes occur in the brains of people who live with DID?
Very interesting paper on amnesia (losing time).
A scholarly paper on shame.
There are many articles online that speak about the formation of DID. This is only one of them.
Real Information About DID from the Harvard Review
***Trigger Warning*** For a highly emotionally charged post.
I received an email this evening from SAMHSA, (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) announcing the following report had finally come out today from the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors. The piece encompasses the first in a ten-part series on the inpatient psychiatric treatment capacity in the United States. SAMHSA had [...]
In my blog, I have featured many articles about Dissociative Identity Disorder because it is a diagnosis I have intimate knowledge about. However, DID isn't the only diagnosis I wish to speak about here, as the stigma and heartbreaking trauma brought on by many diagnoses must be spoken of so that research can be encouraged. [...]