What is ALTER?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

noun. 1. any number of the additional characteristics of an individual with DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder). 2. the second person in any social interplay scenario.

ALTER: "The movie Cybil depicts a schizophrenic woman with several alters."

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