Living with the Reality of Dissociative Identity Disorder: Campaigning Voices

Living with the Reality of Dissociative Identity Disorder Campaigning Voices This book is the product of a Campaign Day which was organised to raise awareness of Dissociative Identity Disorder DID The Paracelsus Trust undertook to bring people together and individuals were en

  • Title: Living with the Reality of Dissociative Identity Disorder: Campaigning Voices
  • Author: Xenia Bowlby Deborah Briggs Carolyn Spring Orit Badouk Epstein Carolyn Bramhall Rob Spring Nicky Robertson Oriel Winslow
  • ISBN: 9781782201342
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book is the product of a Campaign Day which was organised to raise awareness of Dissociative Identity Disorder DID The Paracelsus Trust undertook to bring people together, and individuals were enabled to tell their story to the audience As this had been a profoundly moving experience, it was decided to put the presentations into a book and hence this publicationThis book is the product of a Campaign Day which was organised to raise awareness of Dissociative Identity Disorder DID The Paracelsus Trust undertook to bring people together, and individuals were enabled to tell their story to the audience As this had been a profoundly moving experience, it was decided to put the presentations into a book and hence this publication The book recounts some painful personal experiences and some ideas for ways forward, always recognising the pain of the condition and the abuse that precedes it.The Paracelsus Trust is a Charity which exists to support people with DID who are in receipt of services from the Clinic for Dissociative Studies The Trust has undertaken the work to bring the book to publication Most of the authors are active in this or other supportive organisations The Campaign Day enabled all of those involved to recognise the progress that has been made in recognition of the condition and the possibilities for the future It has long been either ignored or misunderstood Bringing people with experience together in the same room and then writing a book which will be available for many has demonstrated a coherent approach that can only be helpful The disintegration experienced by sufferers hinders collective working and it is hoped that this publication will encourage others to speak out, as well as facilitate understanding in the wider community.

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