Trauma and Dissociation
Dr David Yeung, MD FRCPC
Consultant Psychiatrist [retired] and
Author of “Engaging Multiple Personalities” Vols 1 & 2
The author will provide a historical perspective and examine the role of trauma and dissociation in the development of mental illnesses, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD, Complex-PTSD, and Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly: “Multiple Personality Disorder”. He will describe the assessment process, common misconceptions and misdiagnoses, as well as current and future treatment within the health care system.
1. Conceptualise and define trauma and dissociation, within historical context.
2. Describe and discuss case histories of those with Dissociative Identity Disorder [DID].
3. DID: its manifestation, assessment and diagnosis, misconceptions, and treatment.
When: Friday, January 16th, 2015
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM (full breakfast served)
Where: Lions Gate Hospital
Evergreen House Boardroom
Due to limited seating and catering, please RSVP Dr. Apu Chakraborty at: firstname.lastname@example.org by January 14th, 2015
Sponsored through an unrestricted educational grant from Lundbeck Canada Inc.