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Psychiatry used to be all talk. Then came a patient named Ray Osheroff. Producer Chris Benderev tells us what became of the man who changed therapy. (26 minutes)
Rachel Aviv’s latest book is Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us. Eric Caplan is looking for a publisher for his book Do No Harm: Osheroff v. Chestnut Lodge and the Future of Psychiatry.
A new resident in Berlin is greeted like a minor celebrity wherever she goes. The perks are nice, but does she really want to know why? Producer Bim Adewunmi has the rest of the story. (14 minutes)
Jean Hannah Edelstein tells this story and others in her memoir, This Really Isn't About You.