27 Dec '17, 4pm

[Mothership] 14-year-old boy in China with multiple personality disorder has 7 different personalities

In a case that’s reminiscent of Billy Milligan’s story (which inspired the movie Split starred by James McAvoy), a boy in Hangzhou, China, was diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. According to Zhejiang News , the boy, known as Tang Yixuan (not his real name), had been skipping school for 2 months, but his parents could not get him to explain his behaviour. They brought him to the hospital, where he eventually confided in the psychiatrist. Advertisement 7 different personalities in a single body The boy told the doctor that since the 6th grade, he already realised the presence of other people within his own body. The 7 different personalities range from a little girl to a middle-aged man: the insecure and cowardly boy himself a muscular man with violent tendencies a middle-aged ‘evil’ and rebellious man an expressionless man a cold man a mature and logical man a sm...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/12/china-boy-multiple-personal...

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