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Post by Peter Fraser on October 6, 2015

@~6.00: So DID might be a manifestation of a patient seeking attention from his/her therapist in a way that resembles the way a child might seek attention from his/her parents.  If so, a therapist giving off voice intonation or body language cues suggestive of interest in a particular aspect of a patient's psychological behaviour might be enough to stimulate a DID response in the patient.

Dissociative, Somatic, and Personality Disorders

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  1. Intro
    • Dissociative Disorders
    • Dissociative Identity Disorder
    • Somatic Symptom Disorders
    • Somatization Disorder
    • Culture and Somatic Symptom Disorders
    • Personality Disorders
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Roots of Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Intro 0:00
    • Dissociative Disorders 0:09
      • Disorders of Consciousness
      • Three Dissociative Disorders
    • Dissociative Identity Disorder 1:51
      • Defining Dissociative Identity Disorder
      • Identities Can Suddenly Change
      • Psychoanalytic Therapists
      • Learning Psychologists
      • Uncommon
      • Skeptics
      • Patients Exhibit Physical Signs When Changing from One Identity to Another
    • Somatic Symptom Disorders 9:07
      • Characteristics
      • Stems from Anxiety
      • Two Prevalent Disorders
    • Somatization Disorder 11:11
      • Patient Interprets Normal Sensations as Symptoms of a Dreaded Disease
      • Search for Confirmation of Disease
      • Temporary Relief
    • Culture and Somatic Symptom Disorders 12:20
      • Emotional Symptoms
      • Physical Symptoms
    • Personality Disorders 14:29
      • Characteristics
      • Difficulty with Cognitions, Emotions, Interpersonal Functioning, and/or Impulse Control
      • Three Clusters
      • Odd or Eccentric Personality Disorders
      • Dramatic, Emotional, or Erratic Personality Disorders
      • Anxious or Fearful Personality Disorders
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder 20:04
      • Sociopath or Psychopath
      • Patient Profile
      • Roughly 50% Adolescents Become Criminals as Adults
      • Exhibit The Following Behavior
      • No Fears and Feels Nothing Toward His Victims
      • Do Not Have Antisocial Personality Disorder -- They Show Concern for Friends
      • Prevalence is Higher Among Prisoners and Those in Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs
    • Roots of Antisocial Personality Disorder 24:13
      • Biological and Psychological Roots
      • Children with Low Levels of Arousal
      • Less Activity in Frontal Lobe
      • Lower Levels of Serotonin
      • Head Injuries Have Been Linked to Antisocial Personality Disorder
      • Socio-Cultural and Psychological Factors