Confirmation of Childhood Abuse in Child and Adolescent Cases of Multiple Personality Disorder and Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified

@article{Coons1994ConfirmationOC,
  title={Confirmation of Childhood Abuse in Child and Adolescent Cases of Multiple Personality Disorder and Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified},
  author={P. Coons},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1994},
  volume={182},
  pages={461–464}
}
  • P. Coons
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
The diagnostic validity of multiple personality disorder (MPD) and its association to trauma have been questioned because corroboration of child abuse in studies of patients with MPD is scant. The purpose of this study was to determine on a retrospective basis whether external corroboration of child abuse could be found in a group of patients with MPD and dissociative disorder not otherwise specified. A group of child and adolescent psychiatric inpatients and outpatients was chosen because of… Expand
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