This volume includes an overview of Dissociative Disorders, including diagnosis; symptoms; and treatment, a look at controversies surrounding Dissociative Disorders, including questions about how various forms of the disorder are treated; the cause of the disorder; questions surrounding whether it is a true disorder, and personal stories of people living with dissociative disorders, such as college student learning to live with the disorder; an attorney who talks about how she was diagnosed; a writer who discusses his experiences with the disorder; and a woman who was misled by her therapist and created false memories of abuse.
"In general, these books are excellent sources for high school readers to enhance their critical thinking skills. They could easily be used as jumping off points for research projects and debate topics."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
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