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Featured Book of the Week: Not Knowing Knowing Not Knowing: Festschrift in Honor of Shmuel Erlich, Edited By Mira Erlich-Ginor

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Purchase: Not Knowing Knowing Not Knowing: Festschrift in Honor of Shmuel Erlich, Edited By Mira Erlich-Ginor on IPBook.net

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Mira Erlich-Ginor is a training and supervising analyst in the Israel Psychoanalytic Society. Mira is involved in Group Relations work – the application of psychoanalytic understanding to group, organizational and societal issues. Founding member and Past Chairperson OFEK, Israel. Founding member and secretary, PCCA, Partners in Confronting Collective Atrocities.  Read the rest of this post »

Newly Redesigned IPBooks.net website

Posted April 26th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to View:   The Newly Redesigned IPBooks.net website.

Posted May 23rd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Papers

ROOM: A Sketchbook for Analytic Action

 Room: A Sketchbook for Analytic Action is an on-line magazine and website conceived in the immediate wake of the 2016 US election as an agent of community- building and transformation.   Room exists on the interface between the public and the private spheres.  It has shed new light on the effect political reality has on our inner world and the effect psychic reality has on our politics.   Room’s resonance with poets, artists, writers, Read the rest of this post »

Philip Roth, Enfant Terrible Turned Peerless Chronicler Of American Jewish Life, Is Dead At 85

Posted May 23rd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

Click Here to Read:   Philip Roth, Enfant Terrible Turned Peerless Chronicler Of American Jewish Life, Is Dead At 85.  In addition to winning nearly every literary award for writers in English, Roth was embraced by the Jewish community over his long career in the New York Jewish Week on May 23, 2018.

Philip Roth 1933-2018

Posted May 23rd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:  Articles by Philip Roth on the Tablet website.

Brain Pickings Newsletter

Posted May 23rd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Brain Pickings Newsletter.

 Art and the Ascent of the Third Reich

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

Click Here to Read:   Art and the Ascent of the Third Reich: By returning to the details of life embedded in bodies, objects, and the earth, the artists featured in Before the Fall at Neue Galerie conveyed the hope that the world might reassemble itself by Natalie Haddad on the HyperAllergic website on May 18, 2018.

Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-729-0001-23 / Meister / CC-BY-SA 3.0.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Ask Ethan: Will Future Civilizations Miss The Big Bang?

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here to Read: Ask Ethan: Will Future Civilizations Miss The Big Bang? by  Ethan Sieg; eon the Forbes Website on May 19, 2018.

NASA/WMAP Science Team. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Corporate: Offensive, pointed satire for a change

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Corporate: Offensive, pointed satire for a change By Ed Hightower on the World Socialist Web Site on May 22, 2018.

Scientists say Hitler died in WWII. Tell that to ‘Adolf Schüttelmayor’ and the Nazi moon base

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  Scientists say Hitler died in WWII. Tell that to ‘Adolf Schüttelmayor’ and the Nazi moon base.
By Avi Selk in The Washington Post on May 2, 2018.

Photo from German Federal Archives. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Donald Trump Really Shouldn’t Have Run for President

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

Click Here to Read: Donald Trump Really Shouldn’t Have Run for President By William Rivers Pitt on the Truthout website on May 19, 2018.

Photo: Michael Vadon. Public Domain via Wikmedia Commons

The Original Donald Trump

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: The Original Donald Trump: The New York Establishment will ignore unscrupulous acts to serve its interests — just look how it treated Roy Cohn, onetime lawyer to the president By Frank Rich in New York Magazine on April 29, 2018.

Roy Cohn, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right / World Telegram & Sun photo by Herman Hiller. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

It’s All Still Very Present’

Posted May 22nd, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: It’s All Still Very Present’: The miniseries “Our Mothers, Our Fathers” has sparked widespread discussion in Germany about memories of WWII, both first-hand and inherited. In a SPIEGEL interview, war survivor and psychoanalyst Hartmut Radebold talks about guilt, war trauma and his own fraught memories of growing up in the Third Reich on the Spiegel Online website on March 28, 2013.

WWII Europe: Germany: Concentration Camps: “Piles of dead prisoners” Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

The Genius of Bernard-Henri Levy’s Affirmative Judaism

Posted May 20th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: The Genius of Bernard-Henri Levy’s Affirmative Judaism by Tom Teicholz on the Forbes website on January 25, 2017.

Bernard-Henri Lévy at Tel Aviv University. Photo by Itzik Edri.

Crossfire Hurricane, FDR, precursors of Nazism, Mommy brain, 1945 from Sasha Rolde on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net

Posted May 20th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

getting ready for the Chicago APsaA meeting, welcoming spring, and trying to ignore the national and global news ( in that order), I am preparing this weeks list of my choices on the international psychoanalytic website, which I will give you followed by the entire list; It seems that the psychology of today’s political situation – i.e. group psychology is more prevalent both in our patients’minds (what they bring at least to my office) and on our website.

My Choices:

1) Please read about”Crossfire Hurricane and FBI anxiety – apparently they all need a psychoanalyst to treat their  psychodynamics – go to it and write your comments!!!

 nternationalpsychoanalysis.net/category/general-news

2)  FDR”S solutions to the Holocaust – how “nice” was the USA? Read the rest of this post »

The Wrongful Conviction of Oscar Pistorius by Brent Willock

Posted May 20th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:  Chapter 3: Trial and Judgement  from The Wrongful Conviction of Oscar Pistorius by Brent Willock.

Praise for this Book from Leading Authorities in the Scientific and Forensic Fields:

“This book is a murder mystery but not a ‘who done it?’ We know who fired the shots through the door of the toilet room killing Reeva, the girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius. He had been asleep next to her when he was awakened by a noise he thought was due to one or more intruders. He ran to the bathroom calling to Reeva to phone the police and shouting to the intruder(s) to get out of his house. Neither she nor they responded. After being frozen in fear, he shot through the locked door and thendiscovered Reeva close to death. From here on the story is a detailed analysis of the legal procedures, the misunderstandings of the state of mind of the accused: was he fully conscious and so responsible for murder? The author, Brent Willock, is highly informed to make a compelling case that Oscar was not fully conscious, therefore not responsible, and to address Read the rest of this post »

Dr Gabor Maté – Why Capitalism Makes Us Sick

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View: Dr Gabor Maté – Why Capitalism Makes Us Sick on YouTube.

What is the Unconscious Mind?

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View: What is the Unconscious Mind? Freudalicious Mind. Join Me, Thursdays 7 Central on YouTube by Chris Health.

Survival; or, How My Family Beat the Odds in 1940

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Survival; or, How My Family Beat the Odds in 1940: It wasn’t easy for an entire Jewish family to escape Eastern Europe in the mid-20th century. Ruth Wisse’s did by Ruth Wisse on the Mosaic website on May 17, 2018.
Administrative map of Romania in May 1942 by Andrein. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Conundrums and Predicaments in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read: Conundrums and Predicaments in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis by Richard Tuch and Lynn S. Kuttnauer, Reviewed by Philip Lance on the New Books New York Website on May 18, 2018.

Austen Riggs Center Clinician and Researcher Dr. Jane Tillman Receives Significant Grant for Suicide Study

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Austen Riggs Center Clinician and Researcher Dr. Jane Tillman Receives Significant Grant for Suicide Study

Stockbridge, MA – May 18, 2018 – Jane G. Tillman, PhD, ABPP, Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research, has received a significant grant from the Fund for Psychoanalytic Research through the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) for her work, “Follow Up to States of Mind Preceding a Near Lethal Suicide Attempt Study.” In making this award, the review committee indicated that this was an important topic for study and may yield valuable information.

According to Dr. Tillman, “Suicide is a significant public health problem. Despite a burgeoning research literature that focuses primarily on biobehavioral and diagnostic risk factors, there has been little effective translation of these findings into improved clinical care of suicidal patients.” Read the rest of this post »