Treatment for dissociative disorders is complex and addresses intrapsychic conflicts, defenses, trauma-related cognitive distortions, compensations, and distorted or deficient memories that lead to altering personality structures. Explain how your relational aspect and therapeutic alliance will be one of several predictors for therapeutic interventions. How will you manage co-occurring and distressing symptoms with pharmacotherapy?
There are self-report measures for patients and screening tools to complete when gathering information for your diagnosis of dissociative disorders. Identify two self-report measures or screening tools with evidence-based practice. Explain the challenges of using them.