Imperfect Wisdom: On Rachel Aviv’s “Strangers To Ourselves”

SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 TOWARD THE END of the 20th century, the conventional wisdom around mental illness changed, with biomedical explanations blotting out Freud’s psychoanalytic theories about its root causes. In her new book Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make UsRachel Aviv, a journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker, steps … Read more