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Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse
TLDR
In recent years a polarized debate, often polemical and vitriolic, has seized the attention of psychotherapists and the lay public about the influence of repressed or dissociated memories of childhood trauma in the etiology of adult psychopathology and distress. Expand
First-rank symptoms as a diagnostic clue to multiple personality disorder.
  • R. Kluft
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 March 1987
TLDR
The author describes these symptom categories, eight of which were noted in the patients he interviewed, and illustrates them from the patients' case material, suggesting that inquiry about first-rank symptom phenomena may be a valuable diagnostic clue to the presence of multiple personality disorder. Expand
Treatment of multiple personality disorder. A study of 33 cases.
  • R. Kluft
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychiatric clinics of North America
  • 1 March 1984
TLDR
Treatment results in 33 patients with multiple personality disorder with respect to the major identifying characteristic of the condition: the presence of separate personalities within a single individual are described. Expand
An overview of the psychotherapy of dissociative identity disorder.
  • R. Kluft
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American journal of psychotherapy
  • 1999
TLDR
An overview of DID treatment as it is practiced by those experienced and skilled in the treatment of this group of patients is provided. Expand
An update on multiple personality disorder.
  • R. Kluft
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hospital & community psychiatry
  • 1 April 1987
TLDR
The author reviews recent advances in the understanding of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of multiple personality disorder and suggests that it is most parsimoniously understood as a chronic dissociative posttraumatic stress disorder. Expand
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