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Kramer (psychiatry, Brown U.) writes on "the capacity of modern medication to allow a person to experience, on a stable and continuing basis, the feelings of someone with a different temperament and history," as "one born with a different genome and exposed to a more benign world in childhood"--p.195. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.