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Psychological Adjustment among returnees to Orthodox Judaism

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Introduction Adult returnees to Orthodox Judaism were studied to assess level of adaptive functioning.  All subjects had adopted a lifestyle of the Lubavitch Hasidim.  They had all undergone any transition of new religious affiliation.  Although all subjects were born Jewish, their previous religious involvement had been minimal.  Their backgrounds were uniformly upper and middle class, Read more…

Acute Stress Disorder

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

The Twin-Tower attacks on 9/11 directly exposed thousands of New York residents to the horror of a near-death experience. This was associated with a sense of dread and impending doom, and accompanied by the witnessing of mayhem, and collective chaos. This is a report of a victim with Acute Stress Disorder.