The Magic Daughter by Jane Phillips
A Memoir of Living with Multiple Personality Disorder

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In a memoir that began as a suicide note, the author describes her day-to-day struggles with multiple personalities and her years of therapy with a psychologist who helped her piece together her past. 30,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
 

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Published June 1, 1995 by Diane Pub Co. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Eight years into therapy, she says, she began to have a consistent adult self and was able to view ``the Kids,'' the selves warring within her, less as individuals and more as ``force fields.'' At the book's end, she and her therapist are continuing work on her integration and preparing to face i...

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An incest survivor, Phillips has long been host to a multitude of personae ``because one self could not cope with all there was to be coped with.'' Here she offers a frank and articulate account of how the disorder has shaped her daily life and of her struggle to achieve integration--the process ...

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Published under a pseudonym, this book offers an account of a woman's struggle with dissociative identity disorder. (Oct.)

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