DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A disorder featuring 2 or more distinct personalities that take turns in controlling the person. Used to be called multiple personality disorder. DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER: "Joe suffered from dissociative identity disorder and has 3 other personalities who control him at different times." Related Psychology Terms SECONDARY PERSONALITY ATYPICAL, MIXED, OR OTHER PERSONALITY DISORDER BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER BRIQUET'S SYNDROME DISSOCIATIVE TRANCE DISORDER Dissociative Identity Disorder ASOCIAL STRUCTURED CLINICAL INTERVIEW FOR DSM-IV AXIS PERSONALITY DISORDERS (SCID-LL) ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER ERICHSEN'S DISEASE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dissociative-identity-disorder/ (accessed April 13, 2021).