The Sum Of My Parts: A Survivor'S Story Of Dissociative Identity Disorder
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By the first day of kindergarten, Olga Trujillo had already survived years of abuse and violent rape at the hands of her tyrannical father. Over the next ten years, she would develop the ability to numb herself to the constant abuse by splitting into distinct mental parts. Dissociative identity disorder (DID) had begun to take hold, protecting Olgas mind from the tragic realities of her childhood.
In The Sum of My Parts, Olga reveals her life story for the first time, chronicling her heroic journey from survivor to advocate and her remarkable recovery from DID. Formerly known as multiple personality disorder, DID is defined by the presence of two or more identities. In this riveting story, Olga struggles to unearth memories from her childhood, and parallel identitiesOlga at five years old, Olga at thirteencome forth and demand to be healed. This brave, unforgettable memoir charts the authors triumph over the most devastating conditions and will inspire anyone whose life has been affected by trauma.
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