Dissociative Identity Disorder

Stoni Johnston, APRN, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and founder of Sulcata Psychiatry in Houston, Texas. Stoni specializes in the treatment and works with children, teens, and adults ages 3+ to provide comprehensive care for individuals suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).

We will be explaining what DID is and how Stoni’s personalized approach to treatment can help those who have it. If you have any questions regarding the content we cover, feel free to contact Stoni and her team at Sulcata Psychiatry for further assistance!

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What Is Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly Multiple Personality Disorder) is a disorder that involves the presence of two or more distinct personalities within one individual. Patients with this condition experience frequent changes in their mental state, behavior, identity, and memory, which can lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.

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Symptoms Of Dissociative Identity Disorder

The symptoms of DID vary greatly depending on the individual patient. Common signs include depression and anxiety, memory lapses and flashbacks, sudden changes in mood and behavior, feelings of unreality or detachment from oneself, depression, suicidal thoughts, and physical symptoms, such as headaches and stomach pains with no medical cause.

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Treatment For Dissociative Identity Disorder

Stoni Johnston’s personalized approach to treatment for DID includes a variety of methods like psychotherapy, medication management, and lifestyle changes. The goal is to help patients find relief from depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues associated with DID.

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How Stoni Johnston Can Help

Stoni’s approach to treatment incorporates the research-backed notion that people respond better when they feel like their provider truly cares and listens, as well as making them a partner in their mental health care plan. As a specialist in the treatment of DID, she and her team offer comprehensive and individualized care for those in Houston, Texas!

If you or someone you know is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue associated with DID, Stoni and her team at Sulcata Psychiatry can help. Contact our office today for more information or to schedule your appointment!

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