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Source: A&E

Did Abuse Lead to Jane's Dissociative Identity Disorder on 'The Many Side of Jane'?

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DID, or Dissociative Identity Disorder, is a controversial diagnosis, but experts on the disorder believe that the fragmentation of personality into distinct parts that rarely if ever communicate comes from trauma during key developmental stages. 

So it is unsurprising to learn in the first episode of The Many Sides of Jane that Jane Hart has a history of sexual abuse.

Many Sides of Jane abuse: what Jane has revealed so far

Jane grew up in rural Idaho on an onion farm. She heard voices as a kid, and this got worse as she entered her teen years. Once athletic and a good student, she became unable to concentrate and withdrawn. Her grades fell and she dropped out of her school activities.