Man With 10 Different Personalities Is Unable to Leave House by Himself

A 22-year-old German man suffering from a rare form of dissociative identity disorder (DID) has become unable to lead a normal life, because each of his 10 different personalities is so different.

Even if you don’t know too much about dissociative identity disorder, aka multiple personality disorder, you’ve probably seen films like ‘Me, Myself and Irene‘, or M Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split‘, both of which feature protagonists with DID. The rare psychiatric condition develops in early childhood as a result of severe trauma, and leads to the development of two or more identities that control a person’s behavior at different times. It can lead to gaps in memory and can affect a person’s ability to connect with reality and other people. Leonard Stöckl, a 22-year-old man from Munich, in Germany, suffers from a severe form of DID and shares his body with 10 other different identities.

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