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Psychiatry and Multiple Personality Disorder

Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) is not as clear cut as popular media would have you believe. In this episode we explore the complicated relationship between MPD and Freudian psychoanalysis, and where the psychiatry world stands on MPD today.

 

con·fir·ma·tion bi·as

The tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one's existing beliefs or theories.

 

Jude Mirra

Was murdered by his mother. She justified his murder with pseudo-scientific Facilitated Communication. The message “he” typed to his mother said “I need a lot of drugs to die peacefully…I wish u do it soon.” He was 8 years old, and autistic.

 
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Freud, the Dirty Bird

Ah yes, he seems like a patient man who took the time to test his theories and who received criticism well. /s