Multiple Personality Disorder/ Dissociative Identity Disorder
What to expect when you meet your Psychiatrist
1) Initial Stabilisation Phase
Familiarising with more prominent personality states as host personality may not be the true personality Reducing the no. of alters.
2) Exposure Therapy
Stepwise exposure to traumatic memories and preventing re-dissociation.
3) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Coping & understanding Cognitive Distortions related to a traumatic event.
4) Skill Development
Learning to handle high risk, potentially dangerous behavior, learning emotional and interpersonal effectiveness
5) Treat co-morbidities like substance use/ PTSD
Reconnecting the Identities of disparate alters into one functioning identity with all memories and experience intact