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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: A memoir of abuse,  multiple personalities, and hope

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"As if It Didn't Happen:
A Memoir of Abuse, Multiple Personalities and Hope"

by Maggie Claire
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Maggie Claire, Child Abuse Victim on 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. 

Becoming One: A Story of Triumph Over Multiple Personality Disorder

Becoming One: A Story of Triumph Over Multiple Personality Disorder
by Sarah E. Olson
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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

Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities by: Richard Baer
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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

The Stranger In The Mirror
by Marlene Steinberg, Maxine Schnall

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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

The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness
By Martha Stout

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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

Breaking Free: My Life with Dissociative Identity Disorder
By Herschel Walker, Jerry Mungadze (Foreword)
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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

Amongst Ourselves: A Self-Help Guide to Living With Dissociative Identity Disorder
By Tracy, Ph.D. Alderman, Karen Marshall

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Reader Comment: "We really enjoyed reading this book. It was insightful and well written. It is helpful for family, friends and individuals with DID."

The Dissociative Identity Disorder Sourcebook

The Dissociative Identity Disorder Sourcebook
By Deborah Bray Haddock

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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

The Haunted Self: Structural Dissociation and the Treatment of Chronic Traumatization (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)
By Onno van der Hart, Ellert R. S. Nijenhuis, Kathy Steele

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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

Got Parts? An Insider's Guide to Managing Life Successfully with Dissociative Identity Disorder (New Horizons in Therapy)
By A.T.W.

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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

After Sybil... From the Letters of Shirley Mason 
by Nancy L. Preston
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Shirley Mason, Sybil, writes to her friend about life after the integration of her sixteen personalities. Photos, quotes, art recount Shirley's story from 1970 to 1998.

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APA Reference
Tracy, N. (2008, December 13). Books on Dissociative Identity Disorder, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, September 16 from https://www.healthyplace.com/abuse/books/books-on-dissociative-identity-disorder

Last Updated: May 10, 2019

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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