Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas

A different version of the famed manual of mental disorders

Wanted: Jewish Male Psychopath

Kevin Dutton’s new best-seller rehashes Norman Mailer’s ideas on deviance, but it leaves out Jewish men

Bloodlines

Ellen Ullman’s new novel pushes a psychoanalyst, a patient, and a mysterious eavesdropper back to their traumatic roots—in the Holocaust

Hypnotizing Norman

Outside my cloistered yeshiva, I found a new social order and a friend who, unlike me, was trusting enough to submit to someone else’s authority

Sexual Healing

Doreen Seidler-Feller, a Los Angeles psychologist, observant Jew, and rabbi’s wife, has a thriving practice as a sex therapist to the Orthodox

Today in Tablet

Merkin delves into a psychologist’s past, and more in the news

Fringe Jewish Group Blasts APA Gay Decision

We can too make ’em straight, JONAH says

Jitters

How did we get so anxious?

Off-Broadway Transference

Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and the woman who brought them together

Analyze This

Why are American psychologists wary of transforming your soul? Andrew Heinze makes explicit an unspoken connection.

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