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Daphne Merkin

The Fame Lunches

Francis Levy | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

There is an obligatory and routine sanctimony to op-ed columns mourning the loss of the celebrity who didn't make it. These antics usually last about...

Project Nim: The Dope on a Charismatic Chimp

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Nim Chimsky, the star of a new movie, died too soon. A charming troublemaker, this chimp was the subject of an experiment in understanding language and communication.

When Psychotherapists Fail to Help: Here's Why

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Many people who enter psychotherapy today aren't helped at all. Some end up more troubled than when they began treatment.

Reading The New Yorker, Thinking About Daphne Merkin

Laura Baudo Sillerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laura Baudo Sillerman

Merkin's meticulous dissections of depression have set a standard for courage in the face of the mind's adversities. She confronts herself again and again in ways that are excruciatingly revealing.

The Lives Of Therapists and the Limits of Analysis

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Maybe traditional psychoanalysis still needs a wake-up call about the limitations of the theory and the ways that patients have been let down, or even failed.

The Incestuous Merkins Produce Ethically Murky Doings at the New York Times

Roger Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roger Smith

The Times thought it fitting to allow the sister of Erza Merkin who steered $2.4 billion to Madoff to be prominently featured, and allowed her to get away with the barest sort of disclosure.

Katharine Zaleski

Daphne Merkin, Sister Of Major Madoff Money-Funder Ezra Merkin, Writes Op-Ed Questioning Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed column examining how so many could have been duped by Bernie Madoff. The op-ed dished out harsh words for...

Like Your Time Alone? Then This Post is For You

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I live in the most ordinary American household - I live alone. Knock on any door in the nation and you are more likely to find a household like mine t...