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An alter ego (Latin, "the other I") is a second self, a second personality or persona within a person. It was coined in the early nineteenth century when schizophrenia was first described by early psychologists.[1]


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  1. Irving B. Weiner, Donald K. (EDT) Freedheim (2003). Handbook of Psychology, 262, John Wiley and Sons. ISBN 0471176699.
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