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Belmaker is assistant director at Beer-Sheva Mental Health Center at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. Faculty Disclosure: The author does not have an affiliation with or financial interest in any organization that might pose a conflict of interest. This article was presented as a lecture given in Tel Aviv, Israel, on November 21, 2007. Parts of this article have been previously published in Hebrew. Acknowledgment: The author would like to dedicate this article to the memory of William Pollin, MD, his mentor at The National Institute of Mental Health, whose skepticism never reduced his enthusiasm.
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