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Other than Psych Central, what are your favorite or top resources/blogs/news sites/etc. you visit regularly for this disorder or issue? Please reply to this thread and list a few of what you consider the best of the best online today.

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The following is a terrific resource for dissociation, trauma, PTSD etc:

http://www.trauma-pages.com/

There are some excellent peer-reviewed research articles written by some of the leading researchers in the field that are all viewable free of charge.

There are some excellent articles available from here, too (mostly peer-reviewed)

http://www.johnbriere.com/articles.htm

And I guess I check out this site every now and then as well:

http://www.isst-d.org/
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Not seen any better than here.
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http://sfhelp.org/site/map.htm

I really like the information on this website about sub personalities. Peter Gerlach put it together and has a book too that I plan to get.

You can click on so many links and get detailed descriptions/examples of sub personalities.

I am learning a ton from it and recommend it to anyone with DID, thinks they might be DID or has ego state issues.
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<font color="blue"> Here is my updated, alphabetized list of resources. Resources for Trauma, Dissociation, and Treatment
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A Safe Place, Leston Havens
Adults Molested as Children, Connie Saindon, MA, MFCC, CTS
American College of Physicians complete home medical guide
American Psychological Association
Amongst Ourselves, Dr. Tracy Alderman and Karen Marshall
Assessment and Treatment of Multiple Personality and Dissociative Disorders, J. P. Bloch
Attachment, Trauma and Multiplicity, Valerie Sinason

Beauty for Ashes, Receiving Emotional Healing, Joyce Meyer (abuse survivor)
Becoming Kate, Theodore J. Jansma, Jr., Ph.D. and Katharine St. Clair
British Psychological Association

Can I Look Now, Rachel Downing MSW, LCSW
Canadian Psychological Association
Childhood Antecedents of Multiple personality Disorder, Richard Kuft
Clinical Features and Treatment, Colin Ross M.D.
Colin A. Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma


Del Amo Hospital Torrance California
Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder, Frank Putnam
Dissociation - a Journal put out by ISSD
Dissociation in Children and Adolescents, Frank Putnum
Dissociative Disorders a Clinical Review, David Spiegal
Dissociative Identity Disorder: Diagnosis, Clinical Features, and Treatment, Colin Ross, M.D.
Double Vision, Anna Richardson
DSM IV - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 4th Edition
DSM IV TR - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 4th edition Text Revised

E Pluribus Unum, Out of One...Many, Sandy Sela-Smith, Ph.D. & Benjamin B. Keyes, Ph.D.
European Federation of Psychologists' Association
Faith Trust Institute (religion and abuse)
Family Secrets, John Bradshaw
First Person Plural, Cameron West, Ph.D.
Forest View hospital Grand Rapids Michigan
Free of the Shadows: Recovering From Sexual Violence, Caren Adams and Jennifer Fay
Free Your Mind, Ellen Bass

Getting Through the Day, Nancy J Napier
Girl Interrupted, Susanna Kaysen

Handbook of DSM IV - TR explains DSM IV
Healing the Divided Self
How Long Does it Hurt?, Cynthia L. Mather

I Cant Get Over it, Aphrodite Matsakis
I Never Told Anyone, Ellen Bass
I Thought We'd Never Speak Again, Laura Davis
Imagery in Healing, J. Achterberg.
Invisible Heroes, Belleruth Naparstak
ISSD- International Society for the Study of Dissociation website

Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, ISSD
Joyce Meyer Ministries, Abuse and the Miracle of Recovery

Laura Davis Website
Life After Trauma: A Workbook for Healing for Survivors of Sex Abuse, Lynn Finney JD, MSW
Little Girl Fly Away, Gene Stone

Managing Stress through Art, SIDRAN
Many Voices, Newsletter and Website for Hope and Recovery, Lynn W.
Mary Ellen Copeland website
Memory and Abuse: Remembering and Healing the Effects of Trauma, Charles Whitfield
Moon Shadows, Collin Ross, M.D.
More Than One, Terri A. Clark, M.D.
More Than Survivors, James G. Friesen, Ph.D.
Multiple Personality Disorders from the inside out by Barry Cohen
Multiple Personality, Reality and Illusion, Video Narrated by Chris Costner Sizemore..
..(The Real Eve of the Three Faces of Eve)
Multiple Selves, Multiple Voices, Phil Mollon.
Multiples Guide to Harmonized family living, Tammy Colleen Whitman and Susan Shore

NAMI - Website and nation wide agencies
Nancy J Napier website
New York Society for the Study of Multiple Personality and Dissociation

Our Stunning Harvest, Ellen Bass
Outgrowing the pain by Eliana Gil
Overcoming Anxiety, Panic and Depression, James Gardner M,D.
Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Phobias, Shirley Baboir LCSW, MFCC

Reach for the Rainbow, Lynne D. Finney, J.D., M.S.W.
Reaching for the Light, Emilie Rose
Recreating Yourself, Nancy J Napier
Relax into healing, Nancy Hopp
Repressed memories. Renee Fredrickson

Secret Survivors, E. Sue Blume
Self Hypnosis in 2 Days by Freda Morias
SIDRAN website
Silencing the Voices, Jean Darby Cline
Songs for Two Children, Colin Ross, M.D.
Stedman's Medical Dictionary 27th edition
Sybil, Flora Rheta Schreiber

The Age of Terrorism, Walter Laqueur
The American Psychiatric Association
The Anger Workbook by Lorraine Bideau
The Anxiety and Phobia workbook, Edmund Bourne
The Big Book of Relaxation, Robert Epstein
The Body Remembers, The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Treatment, Babette Rothschild
The Castle of the Pearl,Text and Workbook, Christopher Biffle
The Courage to Heal, Text and Workbook, Laura Davis
The Depression Workbook, Mary Ellen Copeland
the dissociative identity disorder sourcebook, Deborah Bray Haddock, M.Ed. M.A., L.P.
The Gayle Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
The Haunted Self: Dr. Onno van der Hart &
The Merck Manual of Medical information
The Myth of Sanity, Martha Stout
The New Personality Self Portrait, John Oldham
The Obsidian Mirror, Louis Wisechild
The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D.
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Martha Davis Ph.D.
The Relaxation Response, Herbert Benson
The Scarred Soul, Tracy Alderman, Ph.D.
Through the Open Door - Secrets of self Hypnosis, Kevin Hogan
Timberlawn Mental Health System Dallas Texas
Too Good for Her Own Good, Claudia Bepkjo and Jo-Ann Krestan
Too Scared to Cry, Psychic Trauma in Childhood, Lenore Terr
Trauma and Recovery, Judith Lewis Herman, M.D.
Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder, Ivan Yalam and James Spira
Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder, Bennett Braum

Understanding Self Injury, Kim Trautman and Robin Conners
United We Stand, Eliana Gil
Unity and Multiplicity, J. O Beahrs

When Going Through Hell Doesn't Stop, Douglas Bloch
When Rabbit Howls, Truddi Chase
Women Who Hurt Themselves, (Traumas Reenacted), Dusty Miller

For reading beyond the usual:
The Abuse Excuse (people who only use being abused as an excuse for crime), Alan M. Dershowitz
The Gift of Fear Survival Signals That Protect us from Violence, Gavin DeBecker
The Lucifer Effect Understanding How Good People Turn Evil, Philip Zimbardo

The Feeling Good Handbook, David D. Burns, M.D.
Breaking Free, Beth Moore
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Sorry to pick you up on it, but it's The British Psychological Society, not association.

Thanks for the list. Resources for Trauma, Dissociation, and Treatment
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www.manyvoicespress.com

This resource by Lynn W. began as a mailed out newsletter (still available) and has articles by those who have Dissociative Identity Disorder and many resources from books and tapes to seminars for professionals to inpatient treatment centers.
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British Psychological Society Resources for Trauma, Dissociation, and Treatment

Amongst Ourselves: A Self-Help Guide for Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder
Breaking Ritual Silence: An anthology of Ritual Abuse Survivors' Stories
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Clear Your Past Change Your Future
Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way from Confrontation to Cooperation
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Healing from Childhood Abuse: We have a Voice Now
Healing the Trauma of Abuse: A Woman's Workbook
If He Is Raped: A Guidebook for Parents Partners, Spouses and Friends
Journey to Wholeness: Healing from the Trauma of Rape
Lessons We Have Learned: A Survival Guide
Looking Inside: Life Lessons from a Multiple Personality in Pictures and Words

MOSTLY FOR SURVIVORS:
Radical Healing
Rag Doll A Journey of Healing and Integration
The Family Inside: Working with the Multiple
The Lost Art of Listening: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships
The Magic Daughter
The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to recognize it and how to respond
When I Go to Bed At Night
Women Living With Self-Injury


MOSTLY FOR PROFESSIONALS:
Risking Connection: A Training Curriculum for Working with Survivors of Childhood Abuse
Forgiveness: Theory Research and Practice
Body Scripture : A Therapist's Journal of Recovery from Multiple Personality
The Couple Who Became Each Other and Other Tales of Healing from a Hypnotherapist's Casebook
Green Surprise of Passion: Writings of a Trauma Therapist
Healing Tasks: Psychotherapy with Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse
Coping with Trauma: A Guide to Self-Understanding
Images of Me: A Guide to Group Work with African-American Women
The Dissociative Child: Diagnosis Treatment and Management (2nd Edition)
Rebuilding Shattered Lives: The Responsible Treatment of Complex Post-traumatic and Dissociative Disorders
Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse
Memory Trauma Treatment and the Law
Treatment of Offenders with Mental Disorders
I Never Told Anyone This Before: Managing the Initial Disclosure of Child Sexual Abuse Re-Collections

*above resources can be found referenced at Many Voices, a non-profit organization.
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A Fractured Mind: My life with Multiple Personality Disorder

By Robert B Oxnam published 2005 by Hyperion


This book is the best personal experience book I've read on DID. I thought it was superior to Sybil and When Rabbit Howls. While it does get very intense it did not drag the reader through enormous amounts of harrowing details of the author's suffering as a child. It also contains an excellent epilogue by Dr. Jeffery Smith - the Psychiatrist who helped Mr. Oxnam become a healthy man with three cooperative alters who live in harmony. This book gave me new things to think about from the point of view of someone who is also diagnosed with DID. It helped me see more clearly what I have done with my mind to help me escape trauma and what needs to happen for my mind to heal.

I appreciate the way these men elevated this topic above the crass sensationalism that often makes people with DID look like exhibits from a circus side-show. It's scholarly elements were insightful and challenging without speaking in cryptic academic terms. It neither spoke down to the reader nor above his head.


I honestly recommend this book as an encouraging read for anyone diagnosed with DID or as an intelligently readable way to educate a friend or family member about what it is like to be multiple personalitied - a survivor, not a victim.

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we just read the book Switching Time by Richard Baer. is very good book, but lotsz triggrz. meghan
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