Communication is ! 🔑 | Advice for Accepting Alters in Dissociative Recovery | MultiplicityAndMe Recovery description:
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Personal experience/advice for both professionals and general population: let’s talk about why communicating with alters is important and shouldn’t be ignored!
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★ Dissociative Identity Disorder Journal:
☆ Huntjens, Rijkeboer, and Arnzt (2019) Evidence for Phase-Based Psychotherapy as a Treatment for Dissociative Identity Disorder Co-Morbid with Major Depressive Disorder and Alcohol Dependence September 2016Journal of Trauma & Dissociation 18(2)
☆ Kroll, J., Fiszdon, J., & Crosby, R. D. (1996). Childhood abuse and three measures of altered states of consciousness (dissociation, absorption and mysticism) in a female outpatient sample. Journal of Personality Disorders, 10(4), 345-354.
☆ Nijenhuis, E. R., van der Hart, O., Schlumpf, Y. R., Vissia, E. M., & Reinders, A. A. (2019). Considerations regarding treatment efficiency, dissociative parts and dissociative amnesia for Huntjens et al.’s schema therapy for dissociative identity disorder. European journal of psychotraumatology, 10(1).
☆ Ross & Browning (2018) Altered states of consciousness among inpatients in a Trauma Program. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation 19:5, 596-606. Online publication date: 20-Mar-2018.
☆ Spiegel, D. (2018). Integrating Dissociation. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 175(1), 4-5.
☆ How to Integrate the Brain and Prevent Dissociation After Trauma:
☆ WHAT IS PERSONALITY INTEGRATION? .
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