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Task 14: Is it still called multiple personality disorder?


...Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders criteria for DID include the presence of two or more distinct identities or personality states. At least two personalities take control of the individual's behavior on a recurrent basis, accompanied by inability to recall personal information beyond what is expected through normal forgetfulness. The diagnosis excludes symptoms caused by alcohol, drugs or medications and other medical conditions such as complex partial seizures and normal fantasy play in children.[2] The DSM diagnostic criteria has been criticized as focusing solely on amnesia and alternate identities instead of the wide range of symptoms present in those diagnosed.[18] In addition to the unique characteristics of multiple personality states with amnesia, the full syndrome of DID includes an array of pathological dissociative symptomatology as well as many symptoms resembling other mental illnesses.[18] Daily functioning can vary from severely impaired to normal to high.[19] Symptoms can include:[18] ...

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List any 5 symptoms of D.I.D

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