B. DESCRIPTION OF THE CHARACTER INFLICTED WITH THE PSYCHIATRIC DISORDER Sybil Dorsett, the character in the movie inflicted with the psychiatric disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), is a very simple woman who due to her love for painting teaches in an art school. Since she does not have any siblings, her father is the only relative she has since her mother died. She lives in a small New York apartment on her own wherein she would never have any visitors. She is kind of aloof with …show more content…
Before discharge, a safety plan and no-harm contract might be necessary, as well as initiating or continuing a support system for the patient. Self-help groups provide outpatients with the opportunity to practice social skills and problem solving to develop a sense of empowerment and control.
F. LEARNING DERIVED
Dissociative identity disorder (DID), formerly called multiple personality disorder, is one of a group of conditions called dissociative disorders. Dissociative disorders are mental illnesses that involve disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity and/or perception. When one or more of these functions is disrupted, symptoms can result. These symptoms can interfere with a