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Resource ID: #14912
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Chicago Magazine
Date: 6/1/98


Chicago magazine examines the psychiatric treatment that led to a $10.6 million settlement between a patient and a psychiatrist. Pat Burgus, treated for multiple personality disorder, believed she had 300 personalities, ate human flesh and molested her two sons. She was convinced her doctor created these memories and sued.

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