Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Walker's mental illness

Legendary American footballer Herschel Walker has revealed his struggle with a rare type of mental illness: dissociative identity disorder (DID). He won the 1982 Heisman Trophy and claims not to have remembered it. DID is thought to form after periods of extreme childhood trauma, usually involving some type of abuse.

Here are a few sites where you can find information on dissociative identity disorder (DID):

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