Milligan case brought attention to multiple-personality disorder
The shocking case of Billy Milligan, who died last week at a Columbus nursing home, helped propel the mental-health diagnosis of multiple-personality disorder from obscurity to instant notoriety. Before Columbus police charged Milligan with kidnapping, ...
Columbus Dispatch - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:41

Notorious Milligan, Who Claimed Multiple Personalities Led Him To Crime, Dies ...
10TV - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:27

Billy Milligan dies at 59; first to use multiple personality defense
Los Angeles Times - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:37

Ohio man acquitted after insanity defense dies
Aurora Sentinel - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:11

Ohio man acquitted after unusual insanity defense dies
TheReporter.Com - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:41

Flashback Friday: Did Gollum have schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder?
We asked 30 randomly selected medical students if they thought Gollum had a mental illness. Schizophrenia was the most common diagnosis (25 students), followed by multiple personality disorder (three). On initial consideration schizophrenia seems a ...
Discover Magazine (blog) - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:10

Ohio man acquitted after using multiple personality disorder in 1970s insanity ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Billy Milligan, an Ohio man believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense, has died. He was 59. Milligan had cancer and died Friday at a hospital in Columbus, said his sister, Kathy. She ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:02

A New, Skeptical Look at 'Multiple Personality Disorder'
Much of the public's conception of what used to be known as multiple personality disorder stems from both Flora Rheta Schreiber's 1973 nonfiction book Sybil, which tells the tale of a psychiatrist, Cornelia B. Wilbur, and her attempts to treat "Sybil ...
New York Magazine - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:04

Sybil's story: The recognition of multiple personality disorder (VIDEO)
NEW YORK, Nov 24 — In the 1970s, the TV movie 'Sybil' introduced much of the nation to multiple personality disorder and led to a controversy that continues to shape mental health issues. — New York Times. Shirley Mason, who later became known as ...
Malay Mail Online - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:26

Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After 'Sybil'
Sybil Dorsett, a pseudonym, became the paradigm of a psychiatric diagnosis once known as multiple personality disorder. These days, it goes by a more anodyne label: dissociative identity disorder. Either way, the strange case of the woman whose real ...
New York Times - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:32

Former NEWS editor recalls covering Billy Milligan
12 in a nursing home in Columbus, was believed to be the first person to successfully deploy a multiple-personality disorder defense in a case involving a violent crime. In 1978, a Franklin County judge found Milligan not guilty by reason of insanity ...
Athens NEWS - Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:16

Billy Milligan, first to use multi-personality defense dies
Billy Milligan, first to use multi-personality defense dies. December 18, 2014. Herald-Star. Save | Post a comment |. COLUMBUS (AP) - Billy Milligan, an Ohio man believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity ...
The Steubenville Herald-Star - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:11

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