Publisher description for Diagnosis and treatment of multiple personality disorder / Frank W. Putnam.


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Geared to the needs of mental health practitioners unfamiliar with dissociative disorders, this volume establishes a comprehensive and integrated approach to their diagnosis and treatment. Each step--from first interview to final post-integrative treatment--is systematically reviewed, with detailed instructions on specific diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and examples of their clinical applications. This concise yet thorough volume offers expert advice on when and how to begin therapy, what clinical signposts to watch for, and what basic errors to avoid.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Multiple personality, Multiple-Personality Disorder diagnosis, Multiple-Personality Disorder therapy