First Person Plural by Cameron West
My Life As a Multiple

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...written by a man who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder...a candid and moving memoir.
 

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Cameron West author of the "New York Times" bestselling memoir "First Person Plural", has a doctorate in psychology.
 
Published January 1, 1999 by Pan Macmillan. 304 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Now a would-be novelist, West exercises his fledgling narrative skills here, not only relating his own strange tale briskly, but adopting an all-seeing eye for scenes where he was not present, e.g., his wife at a DID support meeting or with an admirer whose attentions threaten their marriage.

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Unlike Flora Rheta Schreiber's Sybil, which presented a fairly dispassionate and professional view of multiple personality disorder, now called dissociative identity disorder (DID), West's account is

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Unlike Flora Rheta Schreiber's Sybil, which presented a fairly dispassionate and professional view of multiple personality disorder, now called dissociative identity disorder (DID), West's account is an intimate memoir of the pain and frustration he encountered before and after being diagnosed.

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There are weaknesses here — West's wife is portrayed as an unquestioned saint, his writing can be overblown, and yes, there are 24 personalities to keep track of — but West's courage is palpable, and First Person Plural is a page-turning journey through hell.

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