Description - Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder by Graeme Galton
This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be caused by prolonged trauma in infancy and childhood. This trauma may be linked with crimes committed against them, crimes they have witnessed, and crimes they have committed under duress. This collection of essays by a range of distinguished international contributors explores the complex legal, ethical, moral, and clinical questions which face psychotherapists and other professionals working with people suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Contributors to this book are drawn from a wide range of professions including psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, counselling, psychology, medicine, law, police, and social work.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 147mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Graeme Galton
Adah Sachs and Graeme Galton are psychoanalytic psychotherapists and registered members of the Centre for Attachment-based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. They both work as consultant psychotherapists at the Clinic for Dissociative Studies in London, a small specialist outpatient mental health service for people suffering from severe trauma and dissociation.
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