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multiple personality disorder (MPD)

 a dissociative disorder, whereby two or more distinct and separatepersonalities are manifested within the same individual, each displaying different interests, memories andbehaviour patterns.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.