Context: We are making a short film on different mental disorders.

The Question: If it is realistically feasible for a 'alter-persona' of a person with Multiple Personality Disorder to have different mental disorders of their own such as schizophrenia and depression.

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    $\begingroup$ This question would be valid, if MPD/DID diagnosis wasn't a cluster-muffin of controversy and debate. However, because there is still great uncertainty surrounding what MPD/DID even is, we can't answer your question, because it's incredibly difficult to do scientific research on it. $\endgroup$
    – Seanny123
    Oct 25, 2017 at 19:48

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Yes. For example, people suffering from DID can also suffer from depression.


Since, by definition "dissociative identity disorder is characterized by the presence of two or more distinct or split identities or personality states that continually have power over the person's behavior. ... ", then the other disorder (e.g. depression) can be unique to a persona.


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