MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: CASE REPORT STUDY

  • Miloš Židanik Zdravstveni dom dr. Adolfa Drolca Sodna ulica 9 2000 Maribor
Keywords: psychotherapy, personality disorders, aggression, suicidality, dissociative identity disorder

Abstract

Background. Multiple personality disorder is characterised by splited individual ego-states and splited professional community arguing whether this disorder actually exists or not.

Methods. In this case report study a supportive psychodynamic psychotherapy of a patient with multiple personality disorder is presented, that lasted for 4.5 years and resulted in ego-reintegration.

Conclusions. The spliting between different ego-states is powered by unneutralised aggression with the possibility of hetero- and autoaggressive behaviour. Therefore the patient in the analytically oriented psychotherapeutic process is at high risk and a safe therapeutic (e. g. in-patient) setting has to be provided.

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Židanik M. MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: CASE REPORT STUDY. ZdravVestn [Internet]. 1 [cited 26Mar.2019];73(7-8). Available from: https://vestnik.szd.si/index.php/ZdravVest/article/view/2345
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