Archive for June, 2009

The Movies On My Mind: The Duellists and Capitaine Conan, Reviewed by Harvey Roy Greenberg

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Click Here to Read: The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott; Capitaine Conan, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, Reviewed by Harvey Roy Greenberg. The Duellists, Capitaine Conana, and most of the other films cited in Dr. Greenberg’s review are available either through Netflix, Ebay, or Amazon.com, as well as special internet sites.  Dr. Harvey Roy Greenberg, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, publishes widely on cinema, media, and popular culture. Other reviews and essays can be found at his website,   http://www.doctorgreenberg.net.  Dr. Greenberg welcomes comment, criticism, and further discussion, of his reviews.

Film: ‘Harry, he’s here to help’ – A Kleinian Perspective

Monday, June 29th, 2009

 

 

 

Click Here To Read: Freedom through Re-introjection: Film Review Essay on the film ‘Harry, he’s here to help’ – A Kleinian Perspective, directed by Dominik Moll, reviewed by Dr Candy Aubry on the CPFF Website.

Talk Therapy

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

 

 

Click Here To Read: Talk Therapy by Katherine Russell Rich in the New York Times on June 26, 2009.

The Death Drive: A Contemporary View

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Click Here To View: The Death Drive: A Contemporary View by Otto Kenberg sponsored by NPAP and held at the New School on the Fora TV website.

Disaster Mental Health Work in Louisiana after Katrina by Alan Krohn

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Click Here to Read: Disaster Mental Health Work in Louisiana after Katrina by Alan Krohn.

This Article originally appeared as: Krohn, Alan (February 2006). Disaster Mental Health Work in Louisiana after Katrina. Free Associations, the Newsletter of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, Vol. 36, No. 1 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Robert Shiller: How Animal Spirits Drive the Economy

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Click Here To View: Robert Shiller: How Animal Spirits Drive the Economy on the Fora TV website.

A Secular Age: Psychoanalysis as Spirituality

Friday, June 26th, 2009

 

 

Click Here To Read: A Secular Age: Psychoanalysis as Spirituality by Charles Taylor, reviewed by Patrick Lee Miller, on the Immanate Frame website on August 13, 2008.

 Click Here to Listen to:  Charles Taylor: The Future of the Secular on the FORA.TV website.

An Interview with Robert Stolorow, Interviewed by Shelley Doctors

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

 

 

 

 

Click Here To Read: An Interview with Robert Stolorow, Interviewed by Shelley Doctors, PhD on the Self Psychology Online website from the Self Psychology Newsletter, Volume 1, #3, Spring 2005.

Jacob A. Arlow: The Man and His Work

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

 

 

 

 Click Here To Read: The Papers of Jacob A. Arlow on the Psychoanalytic Connnection website.

A Special Section on the Student Uprising at Columbia University

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Click Here To Read:  A Special Section on the Student at Columbia University from the Journal of the Association of Psychoanlytic Medicine.  The introduction is by Henry Schwartz, followed by Clarice Kestenbaum’s summary of the Robert Liebert presentation in ’69, then current papers by William Glover, Clarice Kestenbaum, Robert Michels, Arlene Kramer Richards, and Barbara Stimmel. (more…)

The Movies On My Mind: Crumb, Directed by Terry Zwigoff, Reviewed by Harvey Roy Greenberg

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

 Click Here To Read: Whereof One Should Not Speak: Crumb, Directed by Terry Zwigoff, reviewed by Harvey Roy Greenberg.  Crumb and most of the other films cited in Dr. Greenberg’s review are available either through Netflix, Ebay, or Amazon.com, as well as special internet sites.  Dr. Harvey Roy Greenberg, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, publishes widely on cinema, media, and popular culture. Other reviews and essays can be found at his website,   http://www.doctorgreenberg.net.  Dr. Greenberg welcomes comment, criticism, and further discussion, of his reviews.

Time to confess

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Click Here to Read: Time to confess “No one really understands why ‘talk therapy’ works as well or better
than many pills for some psychological afflictions, but it does” by Alex Beam in the Boston Globe on June 23,  2009.

Two APA Letters on Torture

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

The following open letter was sent by the APA Board of Directors today:

June 18, 2009

An Open Letter from the Board of Directors

Dear Colleague,

As a psychologist and member of the American Psychological Association (APA), you no doubt share our serious concerns about reports regarding the involvement of psychologists in torture and abusive interrogations as part of the Bush administration’ s “war on terror.” We recognize that the issue of psychologist involvement in national security-related investigations has been an extremely difficult and divisive one for our association. We also understand that some of our members continue to be disappointed and others angered by the association’ s actions in this regard. Although APA has had a longstanding policy against psychologist involvement in torture, many members wanted the association to take a strong stand against any involvement of psychologists in national security interrogations during the Bush administration. (more…)

Where Can the Doctor Who’s Guided All the Others Go for Help?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

 

Click Here To Read: Where Can the Doctor Who’s Guided All the Others Go for Help? By Elissa Ely, M.D. in the New York Times on June 22, 2009.

See a psychiatrist? Are you mad? by Salley Vickers

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

 

 

Click Here To Read: See a psychiatrist? Are you mad? Salley Vickers applauds a brave work that argues that mind-altering drugs do more harm than good to the mentally ill by Salley Vickers in The Observer, on June 21, 2009.

Novartis: Radically Remaking Its Drug Business

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

 

Click Here To Read and View:  Novartis: Radically Remaking Its Drug Business: CEO Dan Vasella’s growth mantra for Novartis is follow the science, not the financials By Kerry Capell on the Business Week website on June 11, 2009.

Adaptations: Disquisitions on Psychoanalysis by Phillip Freeman, MD

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Click Here To Read: Adaptations: Disquisitions on Psychoanalysis by Phillip Freeman, MD.

Click Here To Read: Previous selection from the book, Adaptations: Disquisitions on Psychoanalysis by Phillip Freeman, MD.

 

 

John Broadus Watson

Harold Ramis lives the good life, one insecurity at a time

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

 

 

 

 

Click Here To Read: Harold Ramis lives the good life, one insecurity at a time. ‘Year One’ is Chicago-area director’s latest film by Ellen Warren on the Chicago Tribune.com website on June 21, 2009.

Off the Shelf: Go East, Young Man, and Make Your Fortune

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

 

 

 

Click Here To Read: Off the Shelf: Go East, Young Man, and Make Your Fortune by Harry Hunt on the New York Times Website on : June 20, 2009

1938: Hitler’s Gamble by Giles MacDonogh

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Click Here To Read: 1938: Hitler’s Gamble by Giles MacDonogh reviewed By Nigel Jones on the Telegraph.co.UK website on June 21,  2009.