Comparing the symptoms and mechanisms of “dissociation” in dissociative identity disorder and borderline personality disorder

@article{Laddis2017ComparingTS,
  title={Comparing the symptoms and mechanisms of “dissociation” in dissociative identity disorder and borderline personality disorder},
  author={Andreas Laddis and Paul F Dell and Marilyn I. Korzekwa},
  journal={Journal of Trauma \& Dissociation},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={139 - 173}
}
ABSTRACT A total of 75 patients were diagnosed with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM–IV Dissociative Disorders–Revised as having dissociative identity disorder (DID), and 100 patients were diagnosed with the Structured Interview for DSM–IV Personality as having borderline personality disorder (BPD). Both groups were administered the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation (MID). DID patients had significantly higher MID scores than BPD patients, different distributions of MID scores… 

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