Susie Orbach’s Guide to Books to Understand Yourself

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In this piece for The Guardian, Susie Orbach argues that we should not turn to the DSM to understand ourselves, but instead to the work of poets, artists, musicians, writers, and psychoanalytical theorists. She recommends the work of several psychoanalysts who provide insight into the human psyche, including Donald Winnicott, Alison Bechdel, Judith Lewis Herman, and Frantz Fanon.

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