dissociative identity disorder

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dissociative identity disorder:

see multiple personalitymultiple personality,
a very rare psychological disorder in which a person has two or more distinct personalities, each with its own thoughts, feelings, and patterns of behavior.
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One of her favorite story lines, Slezak says, was the 1997 scenario in which Viki warred with her six alternate personalities - wounded baby Princess, angry teen boy Tommy, truth-teller Tori, seductive Niki, gatekeeper Jean and a manifestation of her own dead, abusive father, Victor.
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Their alternate personalities may take the form of demons, angels, animals, God, or other entities that can exist in places such as enchanted forests or separate galaxies.
Brain activity varied less between the alternate personalities of the three MPD patients than it did among the control subjects, but the patients demonstrated more within-subject variability in brain activity than the normal controls.

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