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Coming Soon from IPBooks: A Brief Introduction to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis and His Enduring Legacy by Sander Abend

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: A Brief Introduction to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis and His Enduring Legacy by Sander Abend on IPBooks.net

Click Here to Read: Foreword to A Brief Introduction to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis and His Enduring Legacy by Sander Abend written by Owen Renik.

 

Coming Soon from IPbooks

Posted June 12th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books
IPBooks
Sander Abend  A Brief Introduction to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis And His Enduring Legacy
Sheldon Bach Chimeras and Other Writings
Volney Gay  The Pleasure of Owning Persons
Helen Gediman Building Bridges: Selected Papers of Helen K. Gediman
Arnold Goldberg The Selected Papers of Arnold Goldberg, MD

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Announcing a trauma conference and an invite to submit papers

Posted March 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

OCTOBER 20–22, 2016
The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Please consider submitting a paper or a group presentation or discussion of film or literature or current national and international terror. This is a very special conference made up of many disciplines to speak to the horror of trauma in individuals, culture, and society.

Members and Candidates are welcome and invited to participate.

Many of you are interested in trauma so please attend and submit your own work.

Click Here for the Website for this conference.

 

The right-wing, racialist attacks on the film Free State of Jones

Posted June 30th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: The right-wing, racialist attacks on the film Free State of Jones By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on June 30, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Free State of Jones: Three cheers! By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on June 28, 2016.

Writer’s Wednesday: Herman Melville

Posted June 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Herman Melville on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Biography: Herman Melville from the American Experience on the PBS.org

Click Here to Read: Bartleby, the Scrivener: A[n interactive, annotated] story of Wall Street By Herman Melville and Andrew Kahn on the Slate.com website on October 22 2015, Read the rest of this post »

“Thou Shalt Not” The Couch as Confessional by Deborah J. Green, Ph.D.

Posted June 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: “Thou Shalt Not” The Couch as Confessional by Deborah J. Green, Ph.D.

Deborah J. Green, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice in NYC. She is an active member and supervisor at IPTAR and serves on the board of directors at NYSPP.

Summary of “Thou Shalt Not”  The Couch as Confessional by Deborah J. Green, Ph.D., Summary by Phyllis Stern:
This paper presents the analysis of an Irish-Catholic woman in her 40s who was scorned by her family, the church and community following a teenage pregnancy and giving Read the rest of this post »

Free State of Jones: Three cheers!

Posted June 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Free State of Jones: Three cheers! By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on June 28, 2016.

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A Stark Nuclear Warning

Posted June 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: A Stark Nuclear Warning, Review of My Journey at the Nuclear Brink by William J. Perry, with a foreword by George P. Shultz, Review by Jerry Brown in The New York Review of Books in the July 14, 2016 Issue.

NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Said to Close in 2017 for Condo Rebuild

Posted June 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read: NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Said to Close in 2017 for Condo Rebuild by Bloomberg New on the NewsMax Finance website on June 27, 2016.

(Photo: Stephen Chernin, AP)

No Universal Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery: CMS

Posted June 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: No Universal Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery: CMS by Megan Brooks on the MedScape website on June 20, 2016.

Good Enough Parents Are the Best Parents

Posted June 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Good Enough Parents Are the Best Parents: There’s an obsession in our culture with perfection by Don Greif on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis blog on  Psychology Today blogs on June 26, 2016.

Source: Google Images/Used With Permission

How Should We Respond to ‘Evil’?

Posted June 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: How Should We Respond to ‘Evil’? by Steven Paulikas in The New York Times on June 27, 2016.

An Armenian Orthodox church that the Islamic State occupied and converted into a jail and place to teach terrorist activities.
TYLER HICKS / THE NEW YORK TIMES

Brexit voters’ remorse as result sinks in

Posted June 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read: Brexit voters’ remorse as result sinks in by AFP on the France 24 website on June 26, 2016.

© AFP / by Marie Giffard | A pedestrian shelters from the rain beneath a Union flag umbrella as they walk towards Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 25, 2016

Movies Monday: M

Posted June 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read:  M on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Review of the Movie M Reviewed by Robert Ebert on the Roger Ebert.com website.

Click Here to Read: Fritz Lang’s M: the blueprint for the serial killer movie: Long before Psycho, The Silence of the Lambs or Se7en, one far-ahead-of-its-time German film struck fear into viewers’ hearts with its tale of a child-killer at loose in the city. Even today, Fritz Lang’s M still looks astonishingly modern by Geoff Andrew on the Film Forever on September 3, 2015. Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Malcolm Owen Slavin

Posted June 26th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read:  Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies: Presents Malcolm Owen Slavin, Ph.D. Listening to Shahrazad: Can Stories Heal? And If So, How?

Click Here to Read: Malcolm Owen Slavin, PhD “We Need Art So We Do Not Die of the Truth”…Nietzsche, Psychoanalysis, Evolutionary Biology and the Existential Origins of Art and Music on The Atlantic Psychoanalysis.com. Read the rest of this post »

Scientists learn more about how star-shaped brain cells help us learn

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Scientists learn more about how star-shaped brain cells help us learn
by Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University on the Eureka News on June 23, 2016.

Dr. Lei Li and Dr. Xiang-Dong Sun, Fellows and co-authors and Dr. Lin Mei, chairman of the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Neuroscience

Brexit: Britain’s welcome revival of nationhood

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read:  Brexit: Britain’s welcome revival of nationhood by George F. Will in the Washington Post on June 24, 2016.

In a stunning victory for the “Leave” campaign, Britain has voted to exit the European Union. Here’s what happens next. (Jason Aldag,Adam Taylor/The Washington Post)

Peter Crawley on . . . indifference to facts

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Peter Crawley on . . . indifference to facts: How information cascades from memes into memories, crushing fact checkers on the Irish Times website on June 25th, 2016.

“This [the Irish] is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever” – Freud never said it. Never wrote it. Almost certainly didn’t even think it

Evidence hints at existence of fourth neutrino

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Evidence hints at existence of fourth neutrino by staff reporters on the World Socialist Web Site on June 24, 2016.

Inside one of the Daya Bay detectors. The sensors pick up the faint light emitted by antineutrinos when they interact with fluids inside the detector. Credit: DOE, Berkeley Lab – Roy Kaltschmidt, photographer.

Donald Trump and The “Amazing” Alex Jones

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump and The “Amazing” Alex Jones By William Finnegan in The New Yorker on June 23, 2016.

Trump in New Hampshire in February. In his campaign for President, Trump has gestured toward beliefs, hunches, prejudices, and constituencies on the margins. PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK PETERSON / REDUX

New from IPBooks: What Survives: A Novel by Phyllis Skoy

Posted June 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read about And Purchase:  What Survives: A Novel by Phyllis Skoy on IPBooks.net

What’s The Matter With Poetry?

Posted June 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

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Click Here to Read: What’s The Matter With Poetry? For Ben Lerner, poems are the perfect medium for failure. So how can they negotiate with the politics of real life? BY Ken Chen in The New Republic on June 23, 2016.

Luigi Cherubini And The Muse Of Lyric Poetry, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1842.Musée du Louvre