Books on Dissociative Identity Disorder
MUST HAVES for People, Friends and Relatives with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
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"As if It Didn't Happen:
Author Maggie Claire was a guest on the HealthyPlace TV show. She talked about the long-term impact of being sexually abused as a child. Watch Maggie's show "Child Sexual Abuse and DID" right here.
Becoming One: A Story of Triumph Over Multiple Personality Disorder
Sarah E. Olson was interviewed by HealthyPlace to talk about her Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities by: Richard Baer
Reader Comment: "After reading Switching Time, I am not only convinced, but am in awe of the complexity of the human ability to cope with horrific abuse."
The Stranger In The Mirror
Reader Comment: "It is extremely detailed and really helps to sort all of this out in a clear manner."
The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness
Reader Comment: "Very interesting read and very informative on how we all disassociate. Really shows we all need to learn about ourselves."
Breaking Free: My Life with Dissociative Identity Disorder
Reader Comment: "I am very moved by the great courage it took for Herschel Walker to write this book and disclose this deeply personal and difficult aspect of his life."
Amongst Ourselves: A Self-Help Guide to Living With Dissociative Identity Disorder
Reader Comment: "We really enjoyed reading this book. It was insightful and well writen. It is helpful for family, friends and individuals with DID."
The Dissociative Identity Disorder Sourcebook
Reader Comment: "What it is, why it is, and what you can do about it. No individual personal stories. Just the facts. I found this book very helpful."
The Haunted Self: Structural Dissociation and the Treatment of Chronic Traumatization (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)
Reader Comment: "It gives clarity into this very complex dimensions of inner and outer lives of chronically traumatized individuals."
Got Parts? An Insider's Guide to Managing Life Successfully with Dissociative Identity Disorder (New Horizons in Therapy)
Reader Comment: "What "Got Parts?" gives you is a day to day manual for getting through life with DID."
After Sybil... From the Letters of Shirley Mason
Shirley Mason, Sybil, writes to her friend about life after the integration of her sixteen personalities. Photos, quotes, art recount Shirleys story from 1970 to 1998.
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Last Updated: 12 March 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD