[ djˈuːə͡l pˌɜːsənˈalɪtiz], [ djˈuːəl pˌɜːsənˈalɪtiz], [ d_j_ˈuː_əl p_ˌɜː_s_ə_n_ˈa_l_ɪ_t_i_z]
Related words: dissociative identity disorder, dual personality disorder, old friend, identity disorder, personality disorder, multiple personalities, psychotic disorder, mental illness
How to use "Dual personalities" in context?
Dual personalities disorder, or DPD, is a condition where a person has two or more markedly different personalities, often with completely different interests, abilities, and skills. The disorder typically begins in adolescence and can persist into adulthood. People with DPD typically experience deep inner conflict, which can lead to a variety of problems, including violence, self-harm, and substance abuse. Dual personalities are usually only revealed during psychiatric evaluation or therapy. There is no known cure for DPD, but treatment can help manage the disorder and minimize its effects.
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