It is a privilege to use this opportunity to introduce
to the readership the International Society for
the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), my
involvement in it, and the implications for South
African psychiatry, including implications for
training on dissociation and dissociative disorders.
Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a complex, posttraumatic, developmental disorder for which we now,
after four decades of research, have an authoritative research base, but a number of misconceptualizations and ...
Wilhelm, Margaret Elizabeth; Dr M Aronstam(2007-10-19)
The phenomenon of dissociation has been understood in many different ways since it was first linked, by both Freud and Janet, to the condition of hysteria in the late 1800s. Bion (1958) observed the dissociative mechanism ...
Sar, Vedat; Dorahy, Martin J.; Kruger, Christa(Dove Medical Press, 2017-05)
Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a chronic post-traumatic disorder where developmentally stressful events in childhood, including abuse, emotional neglect, disturbed attachment, and boundary violations are central ...