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  • Multiple Personality Disorder
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    Multiple Personalities: Do They Really Exist Multiple personalities- the existence of two or more distinct personalities or personality states within one person. In actuality, up to ten or even more personalities can coexist within one person, some documented cases have revealed over one hundred. But, the question remains, what exactly is the multiple personality disorder (MPD)? First will look at what exactly the disorder is. It is, in simple terms, many complex personalities all inhabiting the...
  • Case With Multiple Personality Disorder
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    Behind Closed Doors: The Correlation Between Multiple Personality Disorder and Child Abuse " Each day that we pretended, we replaced reality with lies, or dreams, or angry schemes, in search of dignity... until our lies got bigger than the truth, and we had no one real to be " From 'For Children Who Were Broken " by Elia Wise Have you ever wanted to be someone else? Throughout history the idea of not being just us has intrigued everyone from Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde. But imagine having no control ...
  • Multiple Personality Disorder
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    One of the reasons for the decision by the psychiatric community to change the disorder's name from Multiple Personality Disorder to Dissociative Identity Disorder is that 'multiple personalities' is somewhat of a misleading term. A person diagnosed with DID (MPD) has within her two or more entities, or personality states, each with its own independent way of relating, perceiving, thinking and remembering about herself and her life. If two or more of these entities take control of the person's b...
  • Ridicule As An Unacceptable Extreme Of Humor
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    In book Four, Chapter Eight of the Ethics, Aristotle applies his philosophical ideals to the concept of humor and good company. He establishes categories and kinds of humor or wit, and sets limits for the behavior that a gentleman and a wise man will accept. At one point, however, he makes the admission that it's hard to define when ridicule is appropriate. Because people react to ridicule in different ways, according to their temperament. This paper will examine the second paragraph of Book Fou...
  • Domestic Abuse Case
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    Domestic Violence Found at the scene of the crime two dead bodies stabbed brutally, and left to die at their house. This was the story that shocked the country in 1991. This was the start of the O.J. Simpson domestic abuse case that is still going on today. Unfortunately events like this happen many times over everyday in many setting all over the United states; however the victims of the other cases don't get nearly as much publicity. Some facts about domestic abuse: An average of nine out of 1...
  • Multiple Personality Disorder
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    "Multiple Personality Disorders" Sometimes people undergo traumatic experiences in their lives that are either physical or mental and maybe even a combination of both. If the experience was so intense, and so horrible, that the mind didn't want to remember it, or possibly didn't know how to deal or cope with it, then that one experience has the power to split a person's mind into "another personality". If this happens, the other personality or personalities come out when a person who has MPD (Mu...
  • Traumatic Stress Disorder O Dissociative Symptom
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    Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Preliminary Examination& Dealing with the Disorder as an Adult Dissociative Identity Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder, or DID, is defined as: "The result of a marvelously creative defense mechanism that a young child uses to cope with extremely overwhelming trauma" (Hawkins, 2003, p. 3). Ross describes DID in this way: "In its childhood onset forms, the disorder is an effective strategy for coping with a traumatic environment: It becomes dysfunctional bec...
  • Domestic Elder Abuse
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    Elder abuse and neglect among the elderly is one of the many challenges we face today. Elder mistreatment is a common, yet frequently ignored problem in our society. The elderly population is increasing dramatically. By the year, 2030 demographic predictors say the population of 65+ will grow to 70 million, which represents a 100 percent increase over 30 years. So elderly abuse and neglect will continue to be serious problem in the United States. It is estimated that in the year 2000 "121,000 Am...
  • A.D.D. In The Creative Person
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    Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Attention Deficit Disorder Essay, Research Paper Attention Deficit Disorder For centuries children have been grounded, beaten, or even killed for ignoring the rules or not listening to what they " re told. In the past it was thought these? bad? kids were the products of bad parenting, bad environment, or simply being stubborn, however it is now known that many of these children may have had Attention Deficit Disorder, or A.D.D., and could " ve been helped. A....

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