The Mental Health Needs of the Pious

By Leon Gersten

Eugene Borowitz, January 19, 1979

This is an adapted interview in which Leon Gersten discusses Orthodox Jews' reluctance to use mental health services when necessary. He explains how as an Orthodox Jewish psychologist he is in a unique position to help them.

Topic: Orthodox Judaism, Psychology/Psychiatry, Mental Health, Medical Care, Hasidism

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.9/no.167

Page Number(s): 62-66

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Genre: Interview

Coverage: Brooklyn, New York , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Gersten, Leon. The Mental Health Needs of the Pious. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 19 January 1979: 62-66. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8946


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