Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case
Publish date: October 18th 2011
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
A very interesting look at how the Sybil story came about. The book read like a fiction story, but seemed to be well research and informative. It is amazing to believe that this one story changed the field of psychiatry so drastically. Definitely worth trying it out.
The story of Sybil is one I've known all my life. My mother is obsessed with her story. She read the book and has seen the movie dozens of times so it's always been there for me. This book took everything I thought I knew and flipped it on its head. I'm not sure what to believe. Obviously, no matter...
IT WAS ALL A LIE......or was it?A few decades back, there was a movie called Sybil which was sort of a buzz movie. Before that, the story was a book. I've never read the original book, but I have seen the movie a few times. Basically, the book was about this woman (whose named had been changed) and ...
In the course of reading this book, I went back and looked at summaries for the original Sybil: The Classic True Story of a Woman Possessed by Sixteen Personalities. I was in high school when I read the book but looking back from 2012 and my own age and experiences, I'm quite surprised anyone still ...
This quote sums the entire horrifying book to me:Almost four years had passed since Shirley [the real Sybil] first walked into Connie's [Dr. Wilbur] office as an upbeat graduate student with nagging but bearable emotional problems. Now, after hundreds of hours of therapy and countless pills, shots, ...