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Any one can revise my PSYC paper? The paper attached has all the comments of my professor, need you to re-arrange some points of views, add some more info and the most importantly, improve my grammar.;Psyc303 Paper;Dissociative Identity Disorder;Illinois Institute of Technology;Wei Xiang;A20259369;Oct.28th, 2013;Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), well known as multiple personality disorder;(MPD), is a rare mental disorder. Normally, DID patients are characterized by at least 2;personalities which are distinct and enduring, and these personalities alternately control;the behaviors of the host. DID patients essentially live with various active life;experiences and personalities which appear once upon a time occasionally without;necessarily having knowledge about knowing the existence of each otherother alters.;The shifts of DID patients personalities are usually shown constantly evidenced by the;expressions, words, ideas and the notes they wrote down. The personalities tend to;have a wide range of characteristics, habits, intelligence, emotion, attitudes;perceptions, behaviors, genders, ages and even races. Nevertheless, there is debate;about whether individuals presenting with DID in legal contexts should be Cconvicted or;not due to the reliability of DID. This brief article will argue that whether or not DID;should be recognized as a diagnosis in the Diagnostics and Statistics Manual for;Psychiatric Disorders, criminals presenting with showing diagnoses symptoms of DID;would better be placed into psychiatric hospitals in stead of prisonsthan prisons.;Firstly, the recurrent gaps and inter-personality amnesia in the recall of crimes;make it nonsense and irresponsible to put the DID patients into jails when the host and;the other personalities are not the exact alter who committed a crime. According to;DSM-IV, DID patients diagnosis a manifest inter-personality amnesia, which one;personality is unable to recall the events happened on the other personality. Since the;memories are independent, the events happened on DID patients would be inconsistent;with ordinary forgetting.. Inter-personality amnesia can occur since Eich (1997);indicated that most DID patients manifest inter-personality amnesia and experience;events by a particular personality which may be only retrievable by that same identity;although in some case, some personalities have incredibly detailed information about;the some other personalities. According to Eichs experiment, the 9 DID patients;performance in free recall were really poor, and the cue recall performance reflects;fortuitous guessing rather than gantline recollection as well. (Eich,1997) Like those DID;patients, once they commit crimes, they are usually disoriented to place in front of the;lawyers and have no idea about what happen.;Secondly, DID is still a controversial mental disease which is too hard to be;diagnosed and thus adding the difficulty for the court and psychiatrists to tell the real;DID patients from the fake ones. So, the best way is to place the DID criminals into;psychiatric hospitals in instead of prisons when it is hard to tell right from wrong.;Freeland (1993) indicated that DID have been considered rare and only 72 cases were;appeared worldwide between 1816 and 1944.However, James (1998) pointed out that;DID has increasingly been encountered in the forensic setting in North America during;20th century. The population of DID patients were booming up so rapidly that whether;the diagnosis of DID can be faked or not was highly questioned. According to the;questionnaire mailed randomly to 367 board-certified American psychiatrists, and only;about 100 respondents agreed to maintain DID without any reservations in DSM-IV;(Pope, 1999). Most psychiatrists who were involved in the questionnaire indicated that;since successive sets of diagnostic criteria for DID were only presented a structural;criterion, a more specific set of clinical signs and symptoms became a must to diagnose;this mental disorder and thus to make it easier for the court to make right decisions.;Thirdly, efficient treatments, either medical or psychological of DID are needed to;help the DID criminals to become normal so as to take their responsibility to the crime;before being placed to prison. Ellason (1997) reported a gain by 54 DID patients;following 2 years of therapy with significant improvement, and nearly 1/5 patients;personalities became integrated after the therapy. However, according to Russell;(1998), the conclusion of Ellason is not warranted. Russell (1998) indicated that the;study lacked a standard treatment protocol and had no control condition. The;improvement of intergraded patients did need qualification as well. Also, based on other;researching results, there is no clear consensus since then and it is still difficult to;integrate of all the parts into a unified identity. Since now, though the best condition is to;better manage the patient, it is still better.;Last but not least, although the efficient treatment is not yet to come, it does not;mean that prison is the final destination for DID criminals. Psychiatric hospitals, which;are isolated from society, are far better for DID patients who need to be taken care of;and under treatments. A psychiatric hospital keeps the DID patients away from the;society and thus harmless to the public. It can also help them to manage themselves;better and wait for the better treatment in the future.;References;Ellason JW, Ross CA: Two-year follow-up of inpatients with dissociative identity disorder.;Am J Psychiatry 1997, 154:832839;Russell A. Powell, PH.D., Andrew J. Howell, PH.D. Treatment Outcome for Dissociative;Identity Disorder. Am J Psychiatry 1998,155:1304-1304.;DJames, David, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, Vol 9(2), Sep, 1998. pp. 339-361.;Subjects: Dissociative Identity Disorder;Eich, Eric Macaulay, Dawn Loewenstein, Richard J. Dihle, Patrice H., Psychological;Science, Vol 8(6), Nov, 1997. pp. 417-422. Subjects: Amnesia, Dissociative Identity;Disorder;Pope, Harrison G. Jr. Barry, Steven Bodkin, Alexander Hudson, James I.;Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Vol 75(1), 2006. pp. 19-24 Tracking Scientific;Interest in the Dissociative Disorders: A Study of Scientific Publication Output 1984-2003;Item;1;2;3;4;Overa;ll;Demonstrate an understanding of the disorder in;question. (4 points);Discuss whether the criterion should be changed;and how. Discussion should be logically;connected to the cited articles. (3 points);Accurately summarize the articles and relate them;to the disorder in question. (3 points);Overall writing clarity, punctuation, spelling, and;proper formatting are satisfactory with few or no;significant mistakes. (2 points)


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