Painting helps Kim Noble's dissociative identity disorder.
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One of Kim's therapists encouraged the personalities to try painting. Not only has it helped Kim find some peace and stability through the routine, but she has even had her work exhibited throughout Europe.

Browse a gallery of Kim's art.

"Patricia" explains how each personality has its own unique artistic style. "'Missy' is a child personality. She paints in a very energetic way," she says. "'Abi' is another personality, and there's loneliness in her life."

Dr. Moore says it's no mistake that art has a therapeutic effect on Kim. "Memories are in a part of the brain that is also capable of producing artwork," she says. "Instead of coming out as words, the expression comes out in art."

What's it like talking to Kim? A producer of The Oprah Show answers questions about this interview.
FROM: An Oprah Show Exclusive: One Mom, 20 Personalities
Published on October 06, 2010

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