Dissociative Identity Disorder with Depression in A Man with Traumatic Childhood: A Case Report

Saifuddin TM, Amilin N, Zafri A


Dissociative identity disorder (DID) previously known as multiple personality disorder is associated with depression and traumatic childhood which can be either physically or sexually abuse. It is hard to establish diagnosis of DID because of the complexity and controversies that surrounding it. We report a case of a young man who has DID and Major Depressive Disorder in the background of traumatic childhood experience who was recently admitted to our inpatient psychiatric unit and demonstrated transitions to other distinct personality state.

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Dissociative Identity Disorder; Major Depressive Disorder; Traumatic Childhood

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