Dissociation Debates-Everything You Know is Wrong

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About the Course:

This course examines the controversy over Dissociative Identity Disorder. There is a historical retrospective of dissociation and amnesia. Dissociative theoretical models are outlined. It discusses the history of dissociation, dissociative disorder and changes to the DSM over time. It includes: scientific study of dissociation, epidemiological studies, psychobiology, genetics, acute dissociative responses to trauma, delayed recall and dissociative amnesia.

Publication Date:

2018

Author

Richard J. Loewenstein, MD

Dr. Richard J. Loewenstein is a senior psychiatrist and the founder and medical director of The Trauma Disorders Program at Sheppard Pratt. Dr. Loewenstein lectures frequently on dissociation and trauma to regional, national, and international groups. He is the author of many papers and book chapters on sleep disorders, consultation-liaison psychiatry, dissociation, dissociative disorders, and trauma disorders. He has also received numerous awards for his contributions to the study of trauma and dissociation. Dr. Loewenstein is a clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. He is board certified in psychiatry.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that Dissociative Identity Disorder does exist.

  2. Identify the dissociative theoretical models.

  3. Recognize the roles psychobiology, genetics and response to extensive trauma play in dissociation and amnesia.

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Course Number: 102566
Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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