Books about Multiple Personalities

We show below some books about multiple personalities that you might be interested in.

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osiris

 

The Osiris Complex
by Colin Ross

Psychiatrist Ross believes that multiple personality disorder (MPD) is "the key diagnosis in an impending paradigm shift in psychiatry, because MPD best illustrates the characteristic response of the human organism to severe psychosocial trauma.

 

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multiple personality

 

Clinical Perspectives on Multiple Personality Disorder
by Richard Kluft and Catherine Fine (eds)

The diagnosis of multiple personality disorder (MPD) entered the clinical mainstream with a rapidity and in a manner atypical for new descriptions of psychiatric illness. This book offers a clinical perspective of the disorder and includes case studies of the treatment process.

 

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Billy Milligan

 

The Minds of Billy Milligan
by Daniel Keyes

Meet Billy Milligan. But who is he? The man with 24 distinct personalities. Meet Arthur the Englishman, Ragen the keeper of hate, and ultimately The Teacher - the "fusion" of all Billy's personalities. All these personalities began to be discovered after Billy was arrested for the kidnap and rape of 3 women, crimes for which he was acquitted by reason of insanity caused by the mulitple personalities. It is a heart-rendering exploration of the fragileness of the human mind.

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Sybil

Sybil
by Flora Rheta Schreiber

When I was first given a friends copy some years ago, I read it in three days. This book is truly inspiring, and tells the tale of how Sybil's life was run by her personalities. Having now read this book numerous times, it still has the capacity to shock me when descriptions are given of the abuse inflicted on Sybil by her mother. The personalities and their ways of living their lives had me shaking my head in wonderment that Sybil did not go insane, living with them yet not knowing their existence until her therapy began. I highly recommend this book, whatever your interests, but especially if you are involved with children who have been abused.

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Multiple Man

 

Multiple Man
by Adam Crabtree

Crabtree is a therapist of many years experience, who writes with great knowledge and insight on spirit attachment and multiple personality. There are some fascinating case studies. The book contains the best history of hypnosis that I have come across. First published in 1985, this is a new edition. Alan Sanderson

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