The Detection of Dissociative Identity Disorder by Northern Irish Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatrists: A Clinical Vignettes Study
A sample of Northern Irish clinical psychologists (N=27) and psychiatrists (N=29) completed three clinical vignettes designed to assess the detection of dissociative identity disorder. Data suggested that psychiatrists and clinical psychologists were better able to detect dissociative identity disorder when discriminating and characteristic symptoms were present. However, the majority of clinicians still failed to diagnose dissociative identity disorder as the most likely condition in a clear-cut case.
Dorahy, M. J., Lewis, C. A., & Mulholland, C. (2005). 'The detection of dissociative identity disorder by Northern Irish clinical psychologists and psychiatrists: A clinical vignettes study'. Trauma and Dissociation, 6(4), 39-50
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Dorahy, M J.; Lewis, Christopher A.; and Mulholland, C, "The Detection of Dissociative Identity Disorder by Northern Irish Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatrists: A Clinical Vignettes Study" (2005). Psychology. Paper 29.