These are the ones who developed multiple personalities, or dissociative identity disorder.
What does DID stand for?
DID stands for Dissociative Identity Disorder (human psychology)
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We have 153 other meanings of DID in our Acronym Attic
- Digital Identification
- Digital Image Design (Software Company)
- Digital Information Development (Japan)
- Digital Information Display
- Digital Interface Device
- Digitization and Interoperability Division (US Army data standardization office)
- Dimensional Installation Drawings (NASA)
- Direct Inward Dial(ing)
- Discharge Ionization Detector
- Distributed Interactive Simulation
- Division of Isotope Development
- Documents pour l'Intégration et le Développement (French: Documents for Integration and Development; disability)
- Domain Identification Device
- Double Immunodiffusion
- Driver Identification
- Driver Information Database
- Driver's Integrated Display
- Dudes in Dresses
- Dynamic Infrastructure Discovery (Insightix)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Lavallee, a psychologist who said she has treated more than 50 patients with dissociative identity disorder over the past 26 years, testified as an expert witness for the defense yesterday that the condition can lead to a "distortion of memory.
We need to rule out the possibility that this is just a variant of dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder) or the subjects are simply "role-playing".
Considering the fact that dissociation is also a mechanism which is involved in the formation of psychological problems like dissociative identity disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a dissociation spectrum or continuum can be defined.
Other PSYCH WEEK premiere programs include: * THE WOMAN WITH 15 PERSONALITIES Premieres Monday, May 3, at 9 PM (ET/PT) THE WOMAN WITH 15 PERSONALITIES presents a unique look at a person living with dissociative identity disorder, a condition in which a person displays several distinct identities, each with its own perception of the environment.
During my clinical experience as a psychiatrist, I have had the opportunity to work with several patients with dissociative disorders, including dissociative identity disorder.
A schoolteacher (Melissa Joan Hart) faces accusations of statutory rape, a mother (Cynthia Nixon) with dissociative identity disorder is suspected of harming her daughter, and a closeted professional football star tries to prove his innocence when he becomes the prime suspect for the murder of his investment-banker lover.
Almost every person who develops Dissociative Identity Disorder has suffered some form of abuse.