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Hello! Please remember that my response is for information only, we are not establishing a therapeutic relationship.
PTSD is a tough disorder to deal with, as are dissociative disorders.
DID can occur on a continuum --from a diagnosis that is called "DIDNOS" to full blown DID.
Hi --i was just about to post the diagnostic criteria for DID for you
Essentially you need 2 very distinct personality alters, whereas with DIDNOS we refer to "ego states," rather than alters --again is often a matter of degree.
So between the distinct personality states and the need for "gaps" in recall, it is more likely that what you are describing is DIDNOS.
NOS stands for "not otherwise specified"
It sounds like you have had lots of therapy, is it helping you?
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You are welcome. I can't give you a definitive diagnosis over the internet, but it sounds like DID NOS to me.
Less severe than DID
Can I answer any other questions for you?