multiple personality disordermultiple personality disorder
Psychiatry a rare dissociative disorder characterized by the seeming existence of two or more independent personalities, each with distinct memories and experiences
also written mul′tiple-per·sonal′ity disorder
multiple personality disorder
A psychiatric disorder in which two or more distinct personalities exist in the same person, each of which prevails at a particular time. Also called dissociative identity disorder.
(plural multiple personality disorders)
- A dissociative identity disorder.