What Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ Gets Wrong About ‘Dissociative Identity Disorder’

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Mental health advocates warn that the film stigmatizes dissociative identity disorder and may directly impact those living with it. “You are going to upset and potentially exacerbate symptoms in thousands of people who are already suffering,” said Deckel, a DID specialist at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, immediately after seeing the film.

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