HENRY REGNERY COMPANY-CHICAGO, 1973. HENRY REGNERY COMPANY-CHICAGO, First Edition 1973. Embossed, brown,leather like paper over boards, gold lettering. NO DJ. Sybil Dorsett (a pseudonym for Shirley Ardell Mason) for dissociative identity disorder (then referred to as multiple personality disorder) by her psychoanalyst, Cornelia B. Wilbur.
Mason is given the pseudonym "Sybil" by her therapist to protect her privacy. Originally in treatment for social anxiety and memory loss, after extended therapy involving amobarbital and hypnosis interviews, Sybil manifests sixteen personalities. Wilbur encouraged Sybil's various selves to communicate and reveal information about her life. Wilbur writes that Sybil's multiple personality disorder was a result of the severe physical and sexual abuse she allegedly suffered at the hands of her mother, Hattie. (wiki). NEAR MINT / NO DJ. Item #1046
HENRY REGNERY COMPANY-CHICAGO, First Edition 1973. Near Mint, clean, solid, no pulling of spine, no writing. Embossed, brown,leather like paper over boards, gold lettering. NO DJ.