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Emergence of an Alternate Personality in Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Christopher J. McDougle; Steven M. Southwick
Psychiatric Services 1990; doi:
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Yale University School of Medicine, The Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit at The Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06519

Yale University School of Medicine, The Veterans Affairs Hospital in West Haven, Connecticut

1990 by the American Psychiatric Association

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This case report highlights the importance of dissociation as a key element in the symptom expression of patients with combat-related PTSD. In addition, it suggests that multiple personality disorder can both origmate and emerge in adulthood.

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