Are you interested in clearing up misconceptions, stigmas, and myths about Dissociative Identity Disorder?
Have you ever had negative experiences with mental health providers who did not understand DID?
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is one of the most controversial mental health disorders. Individuals diagnosed with DID often are negatively impacted with damaging stigma, myths, and misconceptions due to inaccuracies and misinformation among mental health providers. This poster will examine accurate relevant information about DID.
1) Have you ever had a negative experience from the mental health community because you have DID?
2) If yes, what type of mental health community did you receive this negative experience from (i.e, psychiatrist, psychologist, therapist/counselor, mental health facility, hospital, etc.)?
3) Did you think this negative experience from the mental health community was based on a stigma, misconception, or myth they perceived about having DID?
4) Please describe one negative experience which was based on a stigma, misconception, or myth you received from the mental health community which you found hurtful and/or not helpful.
5) If you could tell the mental health community one thing to change the stigma, misconception, or myth you were told about DID, what would it be?
- What do you think?
- Might you have something to contribute ?
- Have you got experiences or information you can share?
- Have you ever experienced a negative misconception about DID with a mental health professional?
- Are you interested in accurate information being presented to mental health providers?
Please post the link to this article wherever you group with other dissociative survivors. Thank you!
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