Dr. Franco published an article on Psych Central about the possibility of recovering from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as multiple personalities, or Multiple Personality Disorder. DID can occur when a child goes through extreme abuse. DID is a very complex mental disorder, but partial or complete recovery may be possible for some people with this disorder. Dr. Franco explains,
The goal of treatment for DID is integrated function and fusion. […] Fusion occurs when identities merge together and become a unified whole. It is important to understand integrated function as a process that occurs over time, and fusion as an event where two aspects of identities merge together.
Regardless of how much someone is able to recover from DID, any amount of treatment by an experienced practitioner is positive in supporting and working through past trauma.
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