Dissociation : Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 031-033 : Transcultural Issues in Psychiatry: The Ataque and Multiple Personality Disorder

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dc.contributor.author Steinberg, Marlene, 1953-
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-07T16:31:39Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-07T16:31:39Z
dc.date.issued 1990-03
dc.identifier.issn 0896-2863
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/1494
dc.description p. 031-033 en
dc.description.abstract Due to the difficulty in detection of multiple personality disorder (MPD), this dissociative disorder is frequently misdiagnosed and ineffectively treated. In this case report of MPD in a Hispanic woman, the author compares and contrasts her presentation of symptoms with those of the culturally accepted ataque de nervios, or "Puerto Rican syndrome. " It is theorized that the similarities may increase the incidence of misdiagnosis of MPD in Hispanics and it is recommended that the diagnosis of MPD be considered in Hispanics with histories of ataque. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Ridgeview Institute and the International Society for the Study of Multiple Personality and Dissociation en
dc.title Dissociation : Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 031-033 : Transcultural Issues in Psychiatry: The Ataque and Multiple Personality Disorder en
dc.title.alternative Transcultural Issues in Psychiatry: The Ataque and Multiple Personality Disorder en
dc.type Article en


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