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(Psychiatry) psychiatry a mental disorder in which an individual's personality appears to have become separated into two or more distinct personalities, each with its own complex organization. Nontechnical name: split personality
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a mental disorder in which a person acquires several personalities that function independently.
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|Noun||1.||multiple personality - a relatively rare dissociative disorder in which the usual integrity of the personality breaks down and two or more independent personalities emerge|
dissociative disorder - dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
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