Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) Essay

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Mpd


Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD)
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)


Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), which is now called Dissociative Identity Disorder
(DID), is a Dissociative Disorder. This disorder is when a person has two or more distinct
personalities that often control the person's behavior. This disorder has many
controversies because of the fact that it is not scientifically proven.

One personality is usually restrained and rather dull while another one maybe very
outgoing and obnoxious. A person can have many personalities; there is no set number. Each
personality acts different and the original personality usually denies awareness of the
others. There have been many cases where one of the personalities is violent. The person
usually has names for each of the personalities.

There have been many movies made about Multiple Personality Disorder. The movie "Primal
Fear" caught my interest. This movie really made me chance the way I feel about this
particular disorder. "Primal Fear" was about a younger boy that had been physically abused
and killed the person who had done this to him. He had to go to court and get tried for
the murder. Through the whole movie he had two personalities, one was a sweet, innocent,
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