Mental Illness

Move Over, Sybil; Newcomers Are Here

CAMERON WEST, who claims to have 24 personalities, is vague on many details of his life, but he knows exactly how much he has been paid for his story. West, 43, received a $110,000 advance from Hyperion for his new book, First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple, and screen rights have been sold for $1.15 million. West says his numerous personalities, whom he refers to as "my guys," are the result of severe sexual abuse as a child; they include a six-year-old named MOZART, four-year-old twin girls named Anna and Trudi and a 30-year-old seducer named Stroll. ROBIN WILLIAMS...

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