‘Sybil’ was a hoax…

Althouse 10/17/2011

… we learn after all these years. But what about the reaction to “Sybil”?

Soon, “multiple personality disorder,” or MPD, became an officially recognized diagnosis, and a handful of cases exploded into 40,000 reported sufferers, nearly all of them female. The repressed-memory industry was born. Only in the last decade or so has […]