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Dissociative identity disorder needs re-examination: COMMENTARY ON… DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER

  • Peter Tyrer (a1)


Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is as real as any other psychiatric disorder but has been over-diagnosed by gullible clinicians, especially in forensic settings. Its classification has been poor, but the new ICD-11 classification, especially of partial DID, should help research and practice.




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Correspondence Professor Peter Tyrer, Imperial College, 7th Floor, Commonwealth Building, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN, UK. Email:


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Dissociative identity disorder needs re-examination: COMMENTARY ON… DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER

  • Peter Tyrer (a1)
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