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. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Is social media doing all it can to deal with mental health issues? 2020-09-22 04:45 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 Newborns of moms with Covid-19 face little infection risk - study Medical Increased risk of breast cancer for teen smokers Medical Exposure to man-made chemicals influences genes controlling ageing, immune system and metabolism Medical More evidence masks slow Covid spread News Mesoglow facial: your custom treatments Medical What will it take for people to embrace a Covid vaccine? 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.