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Incest

Incest

“Incest” traditionally has been defined as sexual activity between close blood relatives who cannot legally marry. The definition has been expanded to include sexual contact in a kinship-type relationship where sexual activity is usually barred, this including non-blood family members, such as stepparents and stepsiblings. Fathers, stepfathers, uncles, and older siblings are the most frequent [...]

September 14, 2011 More
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (DID), formerly known as multiple personality disorder, is one of five dissociative disorders recognized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV). Of the dissociative disorders, Dissociative identity disorder is associated with the most chronic and severe symptomatology. Dissociation is a process wherein a person mentally separates oneself [...]

August 30, 2011 More