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Does someone with multiple personalities suffer from schizophrenia?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Entirely Different

Despite the etymology of the term from the greek roots skhizein ("to split") and phren- ("mind"), schizophrenia does not imply a "split mind" and it is not the same as dissociative identity disorder, also known as "multiple personality disorder", a condition with which it is often confused in public perception.
Source wikipedia 2012. It is highly unlikely that a person would suffer both.

In brief: Entirely Different

Despite the etymology of the term from the greek roots skhizein ("to split") and phren- ("mind"), schizophrenia does not imply a "split mind" and it is not the same as dissociative identity disorder, also known as "multiple personality disorder", a condition with which it is often confused in public perception.
Source wikipedia 2012. It is highly unlikely that a person would suffer both.
Dr. Robert Woods
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Schizophrenia

They are not the same thing at all.
By definition, schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder. Multiple personality disorder, now properly known as dissociative identity disorder or is one of the dissociative disorders listed in the DSM-V.

In brief: Schizophrenia

They are not the same thing at all.
By definition, schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder. Multiple personality disorder, now properly known as dissociative identity disorder or is one of the dissociative disorders listed in the DSM-V.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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