identity disorder

i·den·ti·ty dis·or·der

a mental disorder in which one suffers severe distress regarding one's ability to reconcile aspects of the self into a coherent acceptable sense of self.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

identity disorder

Psychiatry Severe subjective distress caused by a child's inability to achieve an integrated sense of self
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

i·den·ti·ty dis·or·der

(ī-den'ti-tē dis-ōr'dĕr)
A mental disorder of childhood or adolescence in which one suffers severe distress regarding one's ability to reconcile aspects of the self into a coherent acceptable sense of self.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

i·den·ti·ty dis·or·der

(ī-den'ti-tē dis-ōr'dĕr)
Mental disorder in which one suffers severe distress regarding one's ability to reconcile aspects of the self into a coherent acceptable whole.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Split personality, technically referred to as dissociative identity disorder, is a complex psychological condition that is caused by many factors, including extreme and repetitive emotional abuse.
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Both the doctors have stated that her mental state of mind is so much angst because she suffers from gender identity disorder ICD-IO (Gender Dysphoria - DSM-Y).
Afterwards, she suffered severe depression, mental stress and visited a consultant psychiatrist who in her findings concluded that she was facing gender identity disorder ICD-ID (Gender Dysphoria-DSM-Y) with co-morbid depression'.
The petitioner suffered depression and stress, and visited a consultant psychiatrist who concluded in her findings that 'Yusra meets the criteria for gender identity disorder ICD-ID (Gender Dysphoria-DSM-Y) with co-morbid depression'.
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In the case of dissociative identity disorder, a person dissociates by switching between different parts of their personality or alter egos, so it can seem like they become a different person.
Kim, 56, has dissociative identity disorder and currently calls herself Patricia, the most dominant of her personalities.
This resource contains psychological and educational prescriptions, strategies, and treatment plans for children and adolescents with behavior, learning, emotional, and physical problems, namely neurodevelopmental disorders; aggressive behavior and oppositional disorder; avoidant disorder; schizoid disorder; identity disorder; anxiety disorders; cognitive disorders; integrative, disruptive, and other personality disorders; cognitive impairment; attention deficit, developmental, reading, arithmetic, and language disorders; low average intelligence; sensory handicaps and brain damage; sleep disorders; and trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Winter Kim, a formerly sex-trafficked youth who has been diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), is on a mission to avenge her sisters murder by taking down the man responsible, businessman Kyung.
We are pleased to present five articles on topics ranging from a Jungian perspective of Dissociative Identity Disorder to the journey from separation consciousness to God consciousness.
The experience of distress and dysfunction is considered a defining characteristic of mental illness and in the 10 revision of the ICD, called (http://www.who.int/classifications/icd/en/bluebook.pdf) ICD-10 , WHO lists "Transsexualism," "Dual-role transvestism," and "Gender identity disorder of childhood" as specific illnesses, while having two other sweeping categories labeled "Other gender identity disorders" and "Gender identity disorder, unspecified." The handbook also provides diagnostic guidelines for these disorders.