Multiple personality disorder

J Med Assoc Ga. 1995 Feb;84(2):75-9.


This paper presents a description of Multiple Personality Disorder--its development, etiology, and presentation. The paper stresses the criteria for diagnosis that can help professionals to identify individuals at an early stage. An overview of treatment approaches and indications for hospitalization, length of treatment, and goals are also explained.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder / diagnosis*
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder / psychology
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incest / psychology
  • Male
  • Personality Development
  • Psychotherapy