Flora Rheta Schreiber

Flora Rheta Schreiber was an American author and journalist, best known for her book 'Sybil,' which documented the treatment of a woman diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder.


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  1. 1. Sybil

    The book is a true story about a woman who, after suffering severe physical and emotional abuse as a child, developed sixteen different personalities as a coping mechanism. The narrative follows her journey with her psychiatrist as they attempt to fuse her multiple identities into one through therapy and treatment. The book offers an in-depth look at Dissociative Identity Disorder, its causes, manifestations, and treatment.

    The 7315th Greatest Book of All Time