FOR 24 HOUR CRISIS ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CALL:
USEFUL PUBLICATIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS:
Brand, B., Sar, Vedat et al. (2016). Separating fact from fiction: An empirical examination of six myths about dissociative identity disorder. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, Vol. 24 (4), pp. 257-270.
Carlson, E. and Putnam, F. (1993) The Dissociative Experiences Scale II (DES-II). www.traumadissociation.com/des
Dalenberg, C. (2000). Countertransference and the treatment of trauma. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association
Herman, J. (1992). Complex PTSD: A syndrome in survivors of prolonged and repeated trauma. Journal of Traumatic Stress, Vol. 5 (3), pp. 377 - 391.
Loewenstein, R.J., & Welzant, V. (2010). Pragmatic approaches to stage-oriented treatment for early life trauma-related complex post-traumatic stress and dissociative disorders. In R.A. Lanius, E.
Vermetten, & C. Pain (Eds.), The impact of early life trauma on health and disease: The hidden epidemic. (pp. 257-266). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Loewenstein, R.L. (1991). Office mental status exam for chronic complex dissociative symptoms and multiple personality disorder. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 14 (3), pp. 567-604.
Ford, J. & Courtois, C. et al. (2005). Treatment of complex post-traumatic dysregulation. Journal of Traumatic Stress, Vol. 18(5), pp. 437-447.
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. (2011.) Guidelines for Treating Adults with Dissociative Identity Disorder (Third Revision). Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, Vol. 12 (2), pp. 188 - 212.
USEFUL RESOURCES FOR SELF-HELP:
Boon, S., Steele, K., & Van der hart, O. (2011). Coping with trauma-related dissociation: Skills training for patients and therapists. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
Kabat-Zinn, J. (1991). Full catastrophe living. New York: Bantam Dell.
Vermilyea, E.G. (2000). Growing beyond survival: A self-help toolkit for managing traumatic stress. Chicago: Sidran Press.
RESOURCES ON TREATING TRAUMA