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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If a switch happened then that alternate personality, whichever it was, would not carry on the argument because it would not be theirs.
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In order to save his kidnapped daughter, the doctor brings back his evil alternate personality.
In a way I had an alternate personality in reserve.
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