16 July 2010

Is schizophrenia the same as a split personality?

What is the difference between these conditions?

These are two separate conditions. The correct term for a split personality is a multiple personality disorder. Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder, characterised by delusions and hallucinations.

Learn more about schizophrenia and psychosis.





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