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Through the Roof by Valerie

Through the Roof by Valerie

[Editor’s Note: The following post is a submission. If you are interested in submitting, read till the end.]

This work of prose details what it’s like for me to live with my anxiety day after day. It goes on to address how I combat my anxiety on a daily basis. I also offer advice on how to deal with anxiety for others who live with it as well. I am always look for ways to inspire others and help them through situations I’ve already been through do that they can have an easier time than maybe I did. That’s my goal with telling my story on my mental health.

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Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, is a dissociative disorder in which a person develops alternating identities. These identities may have unique mannerisms, names, characteristics and voices (i.e.: accents, wearing glasses, differing ages).

According the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), people who have DID may feel as though multiple voices are trying to take over at once. Many people experience gaps in their memory, including memories of trauma, personal information and daily events.

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