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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

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Tara, a professional woman, artist, wife and mother, diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly referred to as MPD - Multiple Personality Disorder) stops taking her medication and struggles to unite her "alters" (alternate personalities.) As the seemingly disparate portions of her psyche seek to combine and peaceably co-exist, Tara, her husband, their kids, family and friends deal with the fallout, life and various morons who do not know their schizophrenia from their MPD. Written by LA-Lawyer

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One woman. Multiple personalities. See more »

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18 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Max's nametag on his Orgolawn uniform reads "Greg Maxson" instead of Max Gregson. See more »

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Referenced in Californication: The Recused (2011) See more »

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Outside the box, demanding and intriguing, Laugh out loud stuff
9 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

Have to completely disagree with the last reviewer, and question what makes them so down on this show, I have now introduced 15 friends to the show, and everyone of them has become an addict. The premise is different, the questions it brings up make you think, its not your typical 'doctors n nurses/murder investigation/ in side the box' show, so I could understand why it might offend someones sensibility. Tony Collette is an amazing actress, and her supporting cast shine just enough to steal the show here and there, the biggest disappointment I have with this show was the short season, and having to wait so long for the next one. Total addict here, I totally recommend the show, but not if your fairly right wing or not prepared to be challenged by a new subject matter. LOVE IT! :)


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