Robert David Jaffee

Robert David Jaffee

http://www.robertdavidjaffee.com
Robert David Jaffee is a journalist, novelist and mental-health activist, based in Los Angeles. Diagnosed with schizophrenia in the late 1990s, Robert has recovered from two psychotic breaks and psychiatric hospitalizations. Since 2000, he has written roughly 300 articles for publications including Thrive Global, the Huffington Post, the L.A. Times, L.A. Weekly, and the Jewish Journal. He is a graduate of Yale College and the Yale School of Management.
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Violence Is Not an Option

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Thank You, Nicholas Kristof, for Your Piece on Loneliness

by Robert David Jaffee
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Language, Old Movies and Magical Thinking Can Elevate Us

by Robert David Jaffee
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Shadowboxing with Bob Dylan in Kansas City

by Robert David Jaffee
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Remembering Harold Bloom, Literary God

by Robert David Jaffee
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Eulogy for Barbara Bunny

by Robert David Jaffee
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Barbara, My Muse and Angel, Has Saved Me Forever

by Robert David Jaffee
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College Admissions Committees and the Rest of Us Need To Look Beyond the Numbers

by Robert David Jaffee
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The Book of Job in the Trump Era

by Robert David Jaffee
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Listening to Toni Morrison as well as Prozac

by Robert David Jaffee
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Mass Shootings Are Not a “Mental Illness Problem”

by Robert David Jaffee
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My Best Job Ever — At the New York City Parks Department

by Robert David Jaffee
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Mass Shootings and Stigma Against the Mentally Ill

by Robert David Jaffee
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Barack, Baruch and Blessings for the Holidays

by Robert David Jaffee
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Mental Illness and Homelessness

by Robert David Jaffee
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Reflections on Climate Change, Hate Crimes and my Bar Mitzvah, 40 Years Later

by Robert David Jaffee
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from Kindergarten

by Robert David Jaffee
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Kabbalistic Wisdom in the Face of Evil

by Robert David Jaffee
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False Charges of Mental Illness in Recent Hate Crimes

by Robert David Jaffee
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Searching for Wisdom in and out of College

by Robert David Jaffee
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Rumi Rumina, Our Mystic Cat, Soars with the Angels

by Robert David Jaffee
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CNN’s Town Hall on Suicide Offers Hope

by Robert David Jaffee
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Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade and Hamlet

by Robert David Jaffee
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Cyber-bullies and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo”

by Robert David Jaffee

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