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Dissociative Disorders - Part 12

To continue my discussion about Paul McHugh’s misguided attempts to thwart the treatment of adult survivors of child abuse who are diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), I will quote an article he wrote in 1993 representing Johns Hopkins Medical Center.

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Why Not the Children

Neil Jafee, the legal counsel and co-producer of the film Pursuit of Truth: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Seeking Justice wrote an excellent article which is displayed below. The fact that sexual assaults occurring on campuses and in the military are finally being recognized by the President and Vice President is wonderful. Mr. Jaffee asks, though, when will the sexual assault of children and its impact on adult survivors be recognized as well?

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Dissociative Disorders - Part 1

As someone who has integrated about 20 personalities into one, I am very vocal in assuring that other survivors get proper treatment for this disorder. It is very disturbing that there are therapists who continue to say:  “I don’t believe in multiple identities/personalities,” and college professors who actually tell their students the same thing.

Diane

Roadblocks Confronting Abuse Survivors

panel 6On April 18, 2014, the E Diane Champé Institute hosted a panel discussion on the plight of adult survivors of child sexual abuse. It was titled:  Recovering from Child Sexual Abuse:  Societal and Policy Roadblocks Confronting Adult Survivors – A Policy Briefing.

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Prostitution and Child Abuse Survivors

Why do children run away from home? Why do many of them turn to prostitution? Why are children who run away from home and turn to prostitution victimized as adults when they can’t break out of their circumstances and get off the streets?