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That is an interesting read, thanks for that.
I get where he's coming from and makes loads of valid points. I also decided to read the number 1 citation for the survey demographics which was quite interesting as well.
Here is an extract from Attitudes toward DSM-IV dissociative disorders diagnoses among board-certified American psychiatrists.
Pope, Harrison G, Jr; Oliva, Paul S; Hudson, James I; Bodkin, J Alexander; Gruber, Amanda J. The American Journal of Psychiatry; Washington Vol. 156, Iss. 2, (Feb 1999): 321-3.
Of 406 questionnaires initially sent, 36 were returned as undeliverable despite two rounds of replacement. No receipt was received on three other questionnaires sent on the third round by certified mail. Thus, 367 psychiatrists actually received a questionnaire. Of these, 301 responded-a rate of 82%. The 1998 directory showed that 219 (73%) of these were men, 165 (55%) were at least 50 years old, 261 (87%) were members of APA, and 193 (64%) held an academic appointment. Five respondents left the first three questions blank. Of the rest, 248 (84%) listed their principal activity as patient care, nine (3%) as research, seven (2%) as teaching, 28 (10%) as administration, and four (1%) as other. In addition, 119 (40%) rated their theoretical orientation as psychodynamic-psychoanalytic, 123 (41%) as biological, eight (3%) as cognitive-behavioral, and 46 (16%) as other. (On these questions, respondents who gave equal rank to two or more categories were classified as "other.") Finally, 136 (46%) reported having published no scientific papers, 106 (36%) one to nine papers, and 54 (18%) 10 or more papers.
But at the same time research continues to be done on DID it continues to be diagnosed and it continues to be treated, whether or not it is as the author says, just for financial means, its still a thing it still exists and people do still have it. So yeah comorbid disorders, whether people believe its childhood trauma, amnesia, attention seeking, whatever, its still a thing. i think its a bit loose to say that its not considered a thing by psychologists, considering the author of the paper you cited is a psychiatrist not a psychologist. and from what i can find there are at least 8 journal articles discussing DID published this year.