Preface [chapter]

2019 Compulsive Acts  
It is a tempting cliché to say I write because I am a busy psychiatrist with a deep supply of interesting stories. But it would be more original-and more accurate-to say I am a psychiatrist because I have always written or, more precisely, because I have always wanted to write.
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