• SYBIL took Flora Rheta Schreiber nearly ten years to complete.
• She interviewed Sybil and her doctor, Dr. Wilbur.
• She also read Sybil's diaries, essays, and hospital reports.
• The author insists that Sybil's story is true and free from fabrications.
Part One: Being - Chapters 1 and 2
• Outwardly, Sybil appears to be a highly functioning young adult.
• In the summer of 1945 she is sent home from college after having a mental breakdown.
• Sybil loses periods of time. She will end up places and have no idea how she arrived there.
• Her parents send her to a doctor who recommends Sybil see a psychiatrist, Dr. Wilbur.
• Sybil speaks with Dr. Wilbur but is afraid that she will never be able to open with the doctor.
• It is apparent the Sybil is leading two separate lives.
• Sybil's mother is a controlling woman who cannot accept her daughter's adult...
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