Saturday , 24 June 2017

Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD)

Alladi Vinod Babu*, Saritha Chandra, Dr. P. Venkatesh
Jagan’s College of Pharmacy, Jangala Kandriga (V), Muthukur (M), SPSR Nellore dist-524348

A B S T R A C T
Multiple personality describes a state in which the integrated functioning of a person’s identity, including consciousness, memory and awareness of surroundings, is disrupted or eliminated. Dissociation is a mechanism that allows the mind to separate or compartmentalize certain memories or thoughts from normal consciousness. These symptoms can interfere with a pers social activities, work functions, and relationships. People with MPD (Multiple personality disorder) often have issues with their identities and senses of personal history. MPD is diagnosed nine times more often in females than in males. MPD is rarely diagnosed in children; despite the average age of appearance of the first alter being three years. Dissociation is a psycho physiologic process that alters a person’s thoughts, feelings, or actions so that, for a time, certain information is not associated or integrated with other information as it normally. The goals of treatment for MPD are to relieve symptoms, to ensure the safety of the individual, and to “reconnect” the different identities into one well-functioning identity. Treatment also aims to help the person safely express and process painful memories, develop new coping and life skills, restore functioning, and improve relationships. Hence such other information about multiple personality disorder also described in this review.
Keywords: Multiple Personality Disorder, Life of MPD Person, Types of MPD, Diagnosis, Treatment, legal issues.

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