Study Guide: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Exam, for Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

The information below from Lisa Meyers’ blog. She does not list any credentials or professional information. I could not respond to this post or access information about Ms. Meyers because I am not a Google plus member.

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Reblogged & Retrieved 01-39-13.

posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Dissociative Disorders

          Dissociative Amnesia – one or more episodes of inability to recall personal information, usually stressful or traumatic in nature, and more than ordinary forgetfulness
          Dissociative Fugue – sudden and unexpected travel away from home or work w/ inability to recall past; confusions a/b identity or assumes another identity
          Dissociative Identity Disorder – while maybe not the one most diagnosed, but definitely one most known. DID is 2 or more DISTINCT personality states or identities with at least 2 taking control of person’s bx. They exhibit the same inability to recall personal information beyond ordinary forgetfulness
          Depersonalization Disorder – consistent experiences of detachment of mental processes or body but reality testing is intact
          Dissociative Disorder NOS – fail to meet DID, trances

 

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