He teaches psychiatric residents from New York Medical College during their rotation in Danbury Hospital and physician assistant students from Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
Tracking scientific interest in the dissociative disorders: a study of scientific publication output 1984-2003.
Contemporary views of negative effects in psychotherapy.
Here is the celestial teapot analogy: “If I were to suggest that between Earth and Mars there is a china teapot revolving about the Sun in an elliptical orbit, nobody would be able to disprove my assertion provided I were careful to add that the teapot is too small to be revealed even by our most powerful telescopes.
Child abuse and multiple personality disorder: review of the literature and suggestions for treatment. Why does it split professionals into believers and nonbelievers, stirring up heated debates, high emotions, and fervor similar to what we see in religion?
Comment on this article What is it about dissociative identity disorder (DID) that makes it a polarizing diagnosis? Multiple personality disorder (dissociative identity disorder).
DID proponents acknowledge that iatrogenic artifacts may exist in the diagnosis and treatment.
Patients with a DID diagnosis seem to have a “powerful vested interest”—to borrow Paul Mc Hugh’s expression—in sustaining the DID diagnosis, symptoms, behaviors, and therapy as an end in itself. Tracking scientific interest in the dissociative disorders: a study of scientific publication output 1984-2003.