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Articles, Etc., by Nathaniel S. Lehrman, MD

Nathaniel S. Lehrman, MD, began practicing psychiatry in 1947, and at various times had a full time office practice in psychotherapy, was the Clinical Director of Kingsboro Psychiatric Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Assistant Clinical Professor Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx and Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.  In 1963 Dr. Lehrman had his own experience from the patient side of psychiatry when he was hospitalized for paranoid schizophrenia.  Dr. Lehrman fully recovered and continued his psychiatric career, stating that key reasons for his recovery were running a mile a day in the hospital gym, playing his violin, and starting an intellectually challenging historical research project.  Rethinking schizophrenia: its original nature, its drug-altered character, and thoughts about its treatment, by Nathaniel S. Lehrman, M.D., October, 2005

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