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What’s the difference between dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder) and schizophrenia?

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What’s the difference between dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder) and schizophrenia?

Unread postby AndrewBCSS » 01 Mar 2017

Sometimes, people confuse dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, and schizophrenia. Schizophrenia does mean “split mind,” but the name was meant to describe the ‘split’ from reality that you experience during an episode of psychosis, as well as changes in thoughts, emotions, and other functions. Dissociative identity disorder, on the other hand, does cause a split or fragmented understanding of a person’s sense of themselves. [Read more on the HereToHelp website]
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