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The Stranger in the Mirror : The Hidden Epidemic - Marlene Steinberg, M.D.

The Stranger in the Mirror

The Hidden Epidemic

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Discover groundbreaking findings on a hidden epidemic -- and why it so often is misdiagnosed.

You peer into the mirror and have trouble recognizing yourself. You feel as if you're going through the motions of life or you're watching a movie of yourself.

These are all symptoms of dissociation -- a debilitating psychological condition involving feelings of disconnection that affects 30 million people in North America and often goes untreated. The Stranger in the Mirror offers unique guidelines for identifying and recovering from dissociative symptoms based on Dr. Marlene Steinberg's breakthrough diagnostic test. Filled with fascinating case histories of people with multiple personalities, this book provides enlightening insights into how all of us respond to trauma and overcome it. Her innovative method of treatment will benefit anyone in search of a healthier sense of self and a heightened capacity for joy.

Part 1: Dissociation--what it is and is not -- In their own words -- A healthy defense gone wrong -- Debunking the myths -- Part 2: Recognizing the signs and rating your symptoms -- The five core symptoms -- The black hole of lost memories -- Watching yourself from a distance -- A visit to the land of Oz -- When you don't know who you are -- One person, many selves -- Men, abuse, and dissociative disorders --Part 3: Inside stories -- Nancy L.: The "troublemaker" -- Linda A.: Wounded passion -- Jean W.: Nightmare visions -- Part 4: Befriending the stranger -- A different approach: the four "C's" -- Aliens from inner space: UFO abductions, past lives, near-death experiences -- Unnecessary losses.

ISBN: 9780062063229
ISBN-10: 0062063227
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 23rd November 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia