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Mariah Carey recently announced she has bipolar II disorder. Most of us won’t know what that means. AAP/Alba Vigaray

Mood and personality disorders are often misconceived: here’s what you need to know

Media portrayals don’t help misconceptions about disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. So what do these terms actually mean?
Dissociative identity disorder is a serious and valid mental illness. Irudayam/Flickr

Dissociative identity disorder exists and is the result of childhood trauma

Dissociative identity disorder - previously known as multiple personality disorder - occurs when a child’s development is disrupted by trauma, preventing them forming a strong sense of self.

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