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What is split personality?
A split personality is when a person can be two different personalities at one time. On occasion they can appear nice, helpful, a good friend or even a good lover and without warning they could become selfish, arrogant and cruel. They flip back and forth between the two personalities.
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There are a number of indications that show Lewis Carroll had a split personality. He held the personality of Reverend C. L. Dodgson who was reserved, conservative and fus…sy bachelor and also had the personality of Lewis Carroll who was happy, loved children and lovable to all.
yes, just as an older child can have split personalitys they just cant be treated for it.
The term, "Split Personality" is no longer used scientifically, replaced by the term schizophrenia or the term schizoform disorder. Schizoform disorders are a psychosis charac…terized by delusions, Illlogic, and withdrawal from the world. In cases where the person served exhibits paranoia, the subject may become violent, so there is some degree of danger. Depending on the severity and other coincidental conditions, schizoform disorders can ofter be controlled by medication.
While there is a great deal of debate over the existence of multiple personality disorders, bipolar disorder could appear in a way that seems like the individual has two almos…t unique personalities.
Dissociative Identity Disorder, commonly known as split personality disorder is a psychiatric disorder in which the patients displays two or more distinct identities (like alt…er egos). Each identity is completely different to the other with their own habits and ways of interacting with the world. For DID to take place the personalities must both routinely take over the persons behaviour. The person will have no recollection of what happened whilst being controlled by the other personality nor will have knowledge of the existence of the other identity. Symptoms include: unexplainable headaches and body pains, depression, severe memory loss, flashbacks of abuse or trauma, unexplainable phobias, comorbidity (the presence of another disorder medical or psychological), sudden anger without cause. Patients with DID have often suffered severe childhood trauma or abuse.
Well there is multiple personality disorder, which is when the person has multiple personalities obviously. They go into what they call their alters, so they have different pe…rsonalities which they name. They actually seem like a different person, their is proof that when one is in their alter, they can have different hand writing and even different eye vision then in their original self. But there is also schizophrenia which is more like being delusional and far from reality, they don't have split personalities, they just go into a different world basically. Since people are not born with these disorders, researchers suspect that these are triggered by a traumatic event. For example a death of their child or sometimes when one is severely abused. I'm not saying anyone whose child has died or have been abused is going to get a mental disorder. So lets say someone was abused repeatedly for a long time, their brain can basically create another person to take the pain of their abuse and this is multiple personality disorder pretty much. So the illness would be multiple personality disorder and the symptoms would be the split personalities.
Answer It is pretty rare for someone to actually live by two complete identities when speaking about the true definition of split personality as a whole, however …it is EXTREMELY common when speaking in terms of bi-polar disorder which effects the moods of a person also known as split personality.... ie high highs and low lows or a person thinking in terms of everything is black or white GREAT OR TERRIBLE in other words with no middle and their emotional status is strained, making them have split personalities within the same identity.... I have seen MANY people with this trait. Diagnosed it can be treated with psychotpopic drugs which will correct the seratonin and dopamine levels to that of a normal level.
Yes, I've seen this before. In the Discovery Health Channel, a woman has 15 or 16 different personalities. She's herself at frist, then shes a whole different person, later on… shes a teacher. But she is aware she has mutiple personalities.
The causes to a split personality are actually fairly easy to pinpoint. Even at a young age you are able to create a split personality due to severe trauma in ones life. The t…rauma would have to be continuous and most of the time it happens to someone rather shy. The mind, in a way to protect itself, would split and add on someone less timid and more bold and standoffish.
ANSWER Ernest Walton and John Cockroft (1932) were the first to split the nucleus in a completely controlled manner. This was under the direction of Rutherford (see below) w…ho, whilst at the Cavendish laboratory, Cambridge had done so but not by entirely artificial means. In doing so Walton and Cockroft were also the first to verify Einstein's law: E = mc² Lise Meitner is apparently the most correct answer. She was Austrian . She discovered it while living in Sweden during WWII. Meitner maintained contact with colleagues, which allowed her to partner in their work, but she ultimately came out with how to split the atom first (while in Sweden) and I believe that she was first to be published. She worked with Otto Hahn who never gave her credit for coming out with it first, because she was a woman and a Jew which didn't work well with added Nazi pressure. Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman (1938) The below answer is not correct. Correction: Lise Meitner was not the first to split the atom. However, she was the first to Theorize the Dumbbell concept. She worked with Otto Hahn for that experiment. They were good friends and colleagues. He was the first one to help her get out of Germany. (The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes,) Ernest Rutherford - A New Zealander - split the atom The creator of modern atomic physics and forerunner of the nuclear age, Rutherford was one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908 and a baronetcy in 1931. In the words of Einstein, he was "a second Newton", the man who "tunneled into the very material of God": inventor, experimenter and Nelson farm boy. Rutherford's strengths as a scientist are legion. A prolific, practical inventor and scientific theorist, his ideas were based on rigorous experimentation. He was one of the original "demo or die" scientists, turning conjecture into fact. He attributed his willingness to experiment and find unorthodox solutions to his hardscrabble background in rural New Zealand: "We don't have the money, so we have to think". Rutherford's Major Discoveries Rutherford's three major discoveries shaped modern science, created nuclear physics and changed the way that we envisage the structure of the atom. Rutherford's first discovery was that elements are not immutable, but can change their structure naturally, from heavy elements to slightly lighter. This led to him being awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1908, at the age of 37, for his work on the transmutation of elements and the chemistry of radioactive material. His second discovery, the nuclear model of the atom, became the basis for how we see the atom today: a tiny nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons. He built on this discovery for his third great achievement, the splitting of the atom, making him, as John Campbell says in his biography of Rutherford in The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, "the world's first successful alchemist". Answer The first group to successfully initiate nuclear fission (splitting the atom) was a top-secret project called the Manhattan Project. It was initiated by a letter from Albert Einstein, and a whole group of top physicicists developed the program. The first person to actually split the atom was Enrico Fermi in 1942 Google The Manhattan Project, and you'll have your answer. I was taught at school it was a New Zealander by the name of Earnest Rutherford who was working at Oxford University at the time. I think it was sometime in the 1920's. *The work of Sir Rutherford and Misters Walton and Cockcroft are the first recorded, deliberate events that could be classified as 'splitting' an atom. The Manhattan Project etc As mentioned above, Rutherford, Walton and Cockcroft were the first to split the atom. The Manhatton project involved the development of a nuclear weapon. I believe Walton may have been asked to join a secret project, now known as The Manhatton Project, based on his earlier work. He may not have been told of the exact purpose of the project. In fact, they wouldn't have known of the possibilities of nuclear power at the time of splitting the atom. I'm no expert, but I believe the idea of a nuclear bomb came later. There were certain unknowns at the time of the initial splitting of the atom. It was later knowledge or ideas that proposed the concept of a nuclear weapon. As an aside, Ernest Walton was Irish. In April 1932 John Cockcroft and Ernest Walton split the atom for the first time, at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge in the UK. Only weeks earlier, James Chadwick, also in Cambridge, discovered the neutron. That same year, far away in California, Carl Anderson discovered the positron while working on cosmic rays. So 1932 was a veritable annus mirabilis in which experiments discovered, and worked with, nucleons; exploited Albert Einstein's relativity and energy-mass equivalence principle; took advantage of the newly emerging quantum mechanics and its prediction of "tunnelling" through potential barriers; and even verified the existence of "antimatter" predicted by Paul Dirac's relativistic quantum theory of the electron. It is hard to think of a more significant year in the annals of science.
Answer A psychologist or a trained and experienced clinical social worker should be able to do an assessment that includes this kind of issue. There are paper-pencil inve…ntories that can help in the assessment process. Your PCP (primary care physician) should be able to refer you to someone. This is better than listing a bunch of symptoms/symptom categories and leaving you with uncomfortable doubts. Answer True split personality is due to Dissociative Identity Disorder, so rare in its true form that many argue that it doesn't actually exist. A real case of DID is a person who displays two or more distinct personalities with their own identity and their own different way of interacting with their environment. However it also includes the person not being able to remember 'being' their alternate personality; they have no consciousness of it. It has become a very stylized sort of thing, especially due to movies, which is why there is some controversy of whether it really exists except in a couple cases of severe emotional trauma. Most people of course, mistakenly call split personality disorder 'schizophrenia', which is a condition in which the person may have hallucinations ("hearing voices") that could be interpreted as having some one other than yourself in your head, or an "alternate personality". However these hallucinations are caused by dysfunctional brain chemistry and are entirely out of the control of the person suffering from the disorder. Finally, many people feel two ways about an issue; this is the inevitable duality of human existence. I myself have felt this way to the point where I argued with myself out loud, but both sides were "me". Sometimes in times of great moral ambiguity or stress we may talk to ourselves, interacting with both worldviews. But it's just like even though we have a left and right brain that both interact with each other despite having different functions, it does not mean that we are two different people.
This is usually an act up from having schizophrenia. It can vary from 4 different types: Simple, Paranoid, Catatonic, and Hebephrenic. I personally think that this falls under… either paranoid or catatonic. Hope I helped some
Well, one day they act like themselves, and another day they act like some body else.
A person can have multiple personalities. It is the person who has the disorder and not the personalities who have the disorder.
You can develop a split personality if you are in a high-stress environment. These environments can be school or home for example.
Persons with schizophrenia do not have "split personality". Their illness is due to biochemical disturbance of the brain. The symptoms are as follows: - disconnected and confu…sing language - poor reasoning, memory and judgment - high level of anxiety - eating and sleeping disorders - hallucinations or hearing and seeing things that only exist in the mind of the consumer - delusions or persistent false beliefs about something (i.e. that others are controlling their thoughts) - deterioration of appearance and personal hygiene -tendency to withdraw from others
They could, but they don't (most usually -- in fact, I've never heard of it).