Meet Dr Jekyll

A South Australian psychiatrist practised for decades while suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID), according to a case report in Australian Psychiatry.

The recently retired Dr S* underwent over 45 years of psychotherapy for the disorder and continues to see a private psychiatrist weekly.

A heavy drinker and occasionally suffering from acute suicidal ideation, Dr S describes having DID since his youth. He continues to live with his two alter egos, Bob