In , Flora Rheta Schreiber published Sybil: The True Story of a Woman Possessed by 16 Separate Personalities. The book sold 6 million. Flora Rheta Schreiber, Writer: Sybil. Flora Rheta Schreiber was born on April 24, in New York City, New York, USA. She was a writer and actress, known. The eponymous book by Flora Rheta Schreiber, detailing Sybil’s story of healing with the help of psychiatrist Cornelia Wilbur, became a.

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Indeed, wider than that even — it is rhetz forces within the structure of matter itself, the material universe, which contains the binding together and the flying apart. During the course of writing the book, Schreiber, like Dr. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I would recommend this book to people with a penchant for reading memoirs or for those that like to read about abnormal psychology.

Amazon Kindle 0 editions. KarinaKantas Ssybil 20, I loved this book, but I’m still not sure if I believe that a multiple personality disorder exists. I read this fascinating account of dissociation and fragmentation into multiple personalities many years ago, but have just re-read it, after reading a completely different kind of book a novel which dealt with the subject, and was, in my opinion, a poor book.


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Wilbur that if she didn’t go with the program she was not going to have Dr. Sally Field was superb in it. Of course, I may have been looking for reasons to be skeptical but they weren’t hard to find. I read this in my freshman year of college, and it gave me nightmares, and really made me think I was going crazy. She started college and began to have blackouts. There are plot holes and numerous questions about the sources for this level of detail.

Good thing there was nobody around to hear me except for Magnum. Much of Nathan’s book repeats material already covered in the original Sybilrhsta a letter in which Mason spoke about making up the “alters” for attention and excitement.

In fact, a common response to trauma is not problems with remembering, but rather, intrusive memories and an inability to stop thinking about the trauma, even though you want to. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. A trinity of affinity”.

This story was fascinating to read. XoVictoryXo Aug 26, And too close to home.

Published May 25th by Grand Central Publishing first published What happened during those blackouts has made Sybil’s experience one of the most famous psychological cases in the world.

I feel another re-read is pending! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Book describes how complexed this psychological disorder can be. Extensive research has been done on Sybil’s case, and it has been proven that the entire book was fictious.


The story of “Sybil” is certainly dramatic but not particularly credible. I have such tremendous respect for people trying to get back on track.

Sybil: The Classic True Story of a Woman Possessed by Sixteen Personalities

There was no grain crib in her little yard, or anywhere nearby in her little town. This is the amazing story of a woman who lived with 16 different personalities. Wilbur was coming to her house and eating with her, giving her clothes, paying her rent She abused Sybil in every possible way, sexually, physically, mentally and ways we can never ever comprehend.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case, that what really happened in the case of Shirley Mason — sxhreiber woman who came to be known as Sybil — was even stranger than the fictional account of her life.

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