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McElroy, Linda Provus – Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 1992
This paper reviews factors in the professional neglect of multiple personality disorder (MPD) and sexual abuse in childhood, as well as recent diagnostic developments in childhood dissociative disorders. The identification of subtle dissociative symptomatology in children is illustrated, and two case examples are presented. (Author)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Early Identification
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Clifton, Allan; Turkheimer, Eric; Oltmanns, Thomas F. – Psychological Assessment, 2005
This study compares the relationship between personality disorders and interpersonal problems as obtained by self-report and peer-report measures. Participants (N=393) were administered self-and peer-report versions of the Peer Inventory for Personality Disorder and the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems-64. Canonical analyses demonstrated…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Pathology, Personality, Personality Problems
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Mohamed, Ahmed Dahir – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2016
Modafinil is a drug licensed for the treatment of narcolepsy and sleep apnea. Recently, modafinil has been reported to be used as a pharmacological cognitive enhancer by healthy individuals with no psychiatric disorders. This paper reports on a study that investigated the effects of modafinil on divergent and convergent thinking tasks of…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Convergent Thinking, Creativity, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Rodrigue, Amanda L.; Perkins, David R. – Creativity Research Journal, 2012
The literature on the connection between psychopathology and creativity is vast and recent research has focused on the relationship between the schizophrenic spectrum and creativity. The schizophrenic spectrum includes genetically related disorders that share certain symptom features. It has been suggested that schizotypal personality disorder, a…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Schizophrenia, Mental Disorders, Problem Solving
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Kelley, Ronald L.; Kodman, Frank – Social Behavior and Personality, 1987
Offers perspective of Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) phenomenon based on current clinical experience. Asserts that the Jmind is polypsychic with multitude of psychological systems and processes existing in conjunction with one another, that MPD individuals have fragmented or dissociated ego states due to stress on unity of sense of self, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Coping, Personality Problems, Psychiatry
Hong-zheng, Li; Mei-ying, Lei; Dong-hai Zhao; Li-qiong, Zhao; Geng, Liu; Hong-kui, Zhou; Mei, Qin; Jie-feng, Li; Jian, Wen; Pin-de, Huang; Yi, Li; Chuang, Wang; Zhou-ran, Wang – Online Submission, 2012
The objective of the study is to explore the psychosocial characteristics of recruits for mental health education during the basic military training. A total of 1,366 male recruits were assessed during the basic military training. The psychosocial characteristics, such as effects of LE (life events), mental symptoms, personality trait coping style…
Descriptors: Health Education, Personality Traits, Mental Health, Measures (Individuals)
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Carr, Steven; Francis, Andrew – Clinical Psychologist, 2009
The present study sought to determine if cognitive beliefs and schemas mediated the relationship between retrospectively reported childhood events and adult borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms in a non-clinical sample. One hundred and seventy-eight non-clinical participants completed questionnaires measuring BPD symptoms, core beliefs,…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Child Abuse, Questionnaires, Personality
LaPorta, Lauren D. – Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 1992
This paper reports the case of a nine-year-old female victim of sexual abuse, evaluated and diagnosed with multiple personality disorder over a six-month period. Included is a description of the child's presentation with historical and developmental data. A discussion of the dynamic and predisposing features of the case follows, along with…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Abuse, Children, Clinical Diagnosis
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Sachs, Roberta G.; And Others – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1988
Explores marital and family therapy in treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), discussing role of family of origin in MPD development and role of nuclear family in its perpetuation. Suggests family and marital interventions, illustrating them with case examples. Proposes involving MPD client in marital or family therapy, in addition to…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Nuclear Family
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Mills, Anne – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 1995
Reports findings of a 1993 questionnaire completed by 46 North American art therapists that focuses on the outpatient treatment of multiple personality disorder. Includes information on role in diagnosing, fees and third-party payment, and therapeutic activities. Treatment issues include pacing and containment, and managing the client's chronic…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Clinical Diagnosis, Fees, Higher Education
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Morris, Maureen Batza – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 1995
The tree drawings of 80 subjects, who were diagnosed with either multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, or major depression, and a control group, were rated. Patterns were examined and graphs were used to depict results. Certain features were found to distinguish each category. The descriptive statistical findings were both consistent and…
Descriptors: Adults, Art Therapy, Depression (Psychology), Freehand Drawing
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Crawford, Carrie L. – Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 1990
Reviews literature on hypnosis, imagery, and metaphor as applied to the treatment and integration of those with multiple personality disorder (MPD) and dissociative states. Considers diagnostic criteria of MPD; explores current theories of etiology and treatment; and suggests specific examples of various clinical methods of treatment using…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Hypnosis, Imagery, Metaphors
Erford, Bradley T., Ed. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2016
"Professional School Counseling" is a comprehensive, single source for information about the critical issues facing school counselors today. This third edition of the Handbook integrates and expands on the changes brought about by the ASCA National Model. Revisions to each chapter reflect the influence of the model. Several new chapters…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Teaching Guides, Educational Theories, Educational Practices
Leavitt, Frank – Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 1994
This study found that 39 women alleging satanic ritual abuse and 47 women reporting less controversial forms of sexual trauma as children were characterized by high but nondiscriminating levels of psychiatric pathology. Patients alleging satanic ritual abuse reported higher levels of dissociation, in the range often exhibited by patients with…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Females, Mental Disorders, Personality Problems
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Sanders, Barbara; Becker-Lausen, Evvie – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 1995
The Child Abuse and Trauma Scale, a self-report measure yielding a quantitative index of the frequency and extent of negative experiences in childhood and adolescence, was administered to 1,198 college students and 17 subjects with Multiple Personality Disorder. Results revealed the scale's strong internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, College Students, Emotional Abuse
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