DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER ON KEVIN WENDELL CRUMB CHARACTERS IN SPLIT MOVIE

  • Cici Nuraeni Bahasa Inggris Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika
  • Trosahlan Silaban Bahasa Inggris Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika
Keywords: Literature, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Main Character, Movie

Abstract

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) formerly referred to as multiple personality disorder, is a condition wherein a personal identity is fragmented into two or more distinct personality states. The objective of this research is to analyze DID symptoms that occur to the main character in a Split movie based on the theory stated by National Alliance on Mental illness (NAMI). This research is using a descriptive qualitative method.  The results of this research show that the main character of the Split movie, Kevin Wendell Crumb, suffers from this Mental Illness and makes him having multiple personalities. This symptoms are caused because the treatment is not well from the nearest family and another person or had a bad experience the time of childhood which affects his psychological condition that drives him mad, becomes a psychopath, threaten the social life, and this makes people around him were uneasy with a presence that could not be guessed because it has more than two personalities. The appropriate people experiencing multiple personality disorder are more introverted and rarely interact with the surrounding environment.

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Published
2018-09-14
How to Cite
Nuraeni, C., & Silaban, T. (2018). DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER ON KEVIN WENDELL CRUMB CHARACTERS IN SPLIT MOVIE. PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL, 13(2), 63-70. Retrieved from http://ejournal.nusamandiri.ac.id/index.php/progressive/article/view/528
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