May 33rdBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7447.1082-a (Published 29 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1082
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BBC1, 21 April 2004 at 9 pm
Much debated and relatively rare, dissociative identity disorder is a condition in which a patient has two or more personalities. It is purported to follow severe childhood trauma or abuse and is assumed to be a protective mechanism of the mind. May 33rd, Guy Hibbert's drama about this disorder, used accounts from women who claim to have suffered ritual abuse to create the character of 35 year old Ella Wilson. In Ella we saw how the change from one personality …
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