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Hesitation Wounds: A Novel

Who heals the healers? It’s the underlying question in much of medical- and psychiatry-inspired pop culture, from Grey’s Anatomy to Good Will Hunting. We are enamored of the damaged doctor, the...
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Intensive Therapy: A Novel

What happens when the line between psychoanalyst and client becomes blurred? If an analyst goes out of their way to assist a client, are they doing their job well...
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Anorexia

Book Review: Body of Truth

My friend’s husband once said I’d be a great catch if I would just “lose a little more weight.” I was surprised by his comment, particularly since he carries...
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Abuse

Let the Tornado Come: A Memoir

In Let the Tornado Come, a poet reflects on her traumatic childhood as she struggles to find a solution to crippling panic attacks. Chin’s memoir switches back and forth in time...
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