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1. Multiple personality disorder. No longer in scientific use.
2. Schizophrenia. No longer in scientific use.
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1. (Psychology) the tendency to change rapidly in mood or temperament
2. (Psychiatry) a nontechnical term for multiple personality
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a mental disorder in which a person acquires several personalities that function independently.
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|Noun||1.||split 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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