Definition of multiple-personality disorder in English:

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multiple-personality disorder


A rare dissociative disorder in which two or more personalities with distinct memories and behaviour patterns apparently exist in one individual.
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  • For example, a large section on multiple-personality disorder in one episode has been trimmed to make room for a segment on a recent case study of a paranoid schizophrenic.
  • The quote is about multiple-personality disorder, but I think applies equally well to schizophrenia.
  • Determined to prove the stranger is nothing more than a tragic victim of multiple-personality disorder, the doctor soon finds himself doubting his own diagnosis.

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