October is a particularly heavy month for most dissociative trauma survivors. It's the changing of the seasons, and the time when darker sides of many DID systems surface. October is when many of the darker insiders have had trauma memories, and it's typically a month when many dissociative survivors feel heightened PTSD symptoms, fear, and … [Read More...]
All dissociative trauma survivors have their own unique system, of course. However, there are some common types of alters that exist in most DID survivors. This is a non-exhaustive list.
Even if the memories of abuse are hidden from the survivor’s awareness, blocked trauma / unresolved trauma creates very noticeable and obvious symptoms that can be easily seen in their every day lives.
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID ?MPD) has many complexities for appropriate treatment. Therapy is long, and complicated. Look at this list of 50 Treatment Issues for Dissociative Disorders. It’s a lot of work!