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Susie Orbach’s guide to books to understand yourself

The celebrated psychotherapist explores the works that help you get to grips with your psyche Please don’t look to the ever expanding Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) that lists many of our quite understandable moods, behaviours, desires and states of mind – such as grief following loss – as pathological. It is easy to find yourself in the descriptions of “disorders” and yet it doesn’t teach us very much about ourselves or our psyches.
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