- Split personality
- Multiple personality disorder, a neurosis in which the personality becomes dissociated into two or more distinct parts each of which becomes dominant and controls behavior from time to time to the exclusion of the other parts.
* * *split personality n1) SCHIZOPHRENIA not used technically2) MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER not used technically
* * *a colloquial term used for either schizophrenia or dissociative identity disorder.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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