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Multiple personality disorder and schizophrenia: An interview with Professor Flora Rheta Schreiber

Bywith Professor Flora Rheta Schreiber BRETT KAHR

On 3 November 1988, Professor Flora Rheta Schreiber, a distinguished pioneer in the ®eld of child abuse studies and psycho-biography, passed away in her hospital bed in New York City. Best known as the author of the landmark book Sybil, ®rst published in 1973, Schreiber made an enormous contribution to the mental health ®eld by calling widespread attention to the existence of dissociative identity disorder, and to its traumatic origins.