1. What is your diagnosis? Cite behaviors for support.
Sybil Dorsett's case is one of the most celebrated in the field of Psychology. In the first part of the film, we can see that Sybil is like just any normal human being has a job and interacts with people just like everyone else. Then the scene wherein a screeching sound is made by the playground swing come in and we are now presented with what seems to be a flashback of someone being hoisted up by an old woman. It's just normal to have flashbacks yes, but what made me think that this girl, Sybil, really has a problem was when, as she was leading the kids that she teach back to the bus, all of a sudden, she found herself in the water. And the odd thing here is that she did …show more content…
3. How did this disorder affect:
a. Her personal life
Sybil, although was able to go on with life, was unable to deal with life's struggles inappropriately. Having the disorder has also prevented her from doing things that she could and would have done had she not developed it. We have seen from the film that Sybil was artistically inclined she seemed to be good at music and painting. If she had not developed the disorder, she could have been playing music or painting as a hobby and not hide it. It also has affected the possibilities of her having a stable love life. Like the time when she met Richard, she was torn if she would allow him inside her life or not. Because she knows that she was undergoing something and that she might scare away Richard if he happens to