, "When the doctor becomes the victim"

“Working with the mentally ill requires a unique form of bravery. One must be willing to wade into the intimate and dark recesses of people’s psyches in order to help them even when it gets messy. I knew the man’s psychiatrist to be a professional, intelligent and sensitive doctor. My hunch was this: The patient’s marriage break-up was so impossible for him to accept that he needed someone else to bear the brunt of his shame and rage…”


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