'Sybil' and Nursing Assessment Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

'Sybil' and Nursing Assessment
This paper examines the TV film 'Sybil' directed by Daniel Petrie and assesses the issue from a nursing point of view.
# 123622 | 2,250 words | 21 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer provides a nursing assessment of the 1976 TV movie directed by Daniel Petrie, 'Sybil', which tells the story of an adult woman with an undiagnosed case of dissociative identity disorder (DID). The symptoms, causes, and treatment of the condition, formerly known as multiple personality disorder (MPD) are addressed. Also discussed as are the professional and ethical issues dealt with by Sybil's psychiatrist.

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"The TV movie' Sybil' directed by Daniel Petrie serves as a case study of the development symptoms and treatment of an undiagnosed adult female living with multiple personality disorder. Sybil Dorsett is a mild graduate student painter who works as a substitute teacher and lives by herself in New York City. When the blackouts and odd behavior she has experienced all her life one blackout lasting two years threatens to overwhelm her ability to cope with them. Sybil injures herself during a blackout and is taken to ..."

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