Home > Mental health > Living with mental illness 16 July 2010 Is schizophrenia the same as a split personality? What is the difference between these conditions? 0 Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke 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. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Could psychotherapy work for you? 2019-11-19 07:07 More: Mental healthLiving with mental illness advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical How a fasting diet could benefit your heart health Medical Why physical therapy programmes are beneficial Medical You’d never guess these famous people have ADHD Medical Are some jobs better for women's hearts than others? Mental health Could psychotherapy work for you? Lifestyle What’s the point of work meetings anyway? According to research, they‘re actually a form of therapy Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.