Archive for June, 2011

Photography Friday

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Untitled, by Joel Seligmann

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Invisible Roma

Thursday, June 30th, 2011




Click Here to Read:  Invisible Roma by Ben Judah in Moment Magazine issue of July/August 2011.

New clues to the cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Thursday, June 30th, 2011




Click Here To Read:  New clues to the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. Prees Release on the Eureka Alert Website.

Philosophy in the Flesh: The embodied mind and its challenge to Western thought By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Click Here to Read:  Excerpts from Chapters 1, 2, 3, & 4 of Metaphors We Live by By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson.   

Click Here to Read:  Review of Philosophy in the Flesh: The embodied mind and its challenge to Western thought By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson Reviewed by John F. Sowa.

Click Here to Read: Notes for a Paper on Metaphor by Jacob Arlow on this website

Notes for a Paper on Metaphor by Jacob Arlow

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Click Here to Read:  Notes for a Paper on Metaphor by Jacob Arlow.

Click Here to Read:  Some Historical Observations on the Origin of Psychoanalytic Curriculum by Jacob Arlow on this website.

Click Here to Read: Review of Philosophy in the Flesh: The embodied mind and its challenge to Western thought By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson on this website.

‘The Steal’ Probes the Psychology of Shoplifting

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Click here to Read:  ’The Steal’ Probes the Psychology of Shoplifting.  DePaul professor Rachel Shteir, an expert of cultural phenomena, looks at the five-finger discount By Marcia Froelke Coburn in the July 2011 issue of Chicago Magazine.

The Meaning and the Rhetoric of Evil: Auschwitz and Bin Laden

Thursday, June 30th, 2011




Click Here to Read:  The Meaning and the Rhetoric of Evil: Auschwitz and Bin Laden by Robert Stolorow on the Huffington Post website on June 27, 2011.

A Look at the Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Issues Associated With Information Technology

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Click Here to Read: A Look at the Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Issues Associated With Information Technology By Linda Mabus Jorgenson, JD, Malkah Notman, MD, Elissa Benedek, MD, and Carl Malmquist, MD  in the Psychiatric Times in Vol. 28 No. 6.

Dangerous Method trailer shows the pitfalls and pluses of adapting non-fiction

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Click Here to Read: Dangerous Method trailer shows the pitfalls and pluses of adapting non-fiction by Liam Trim on the flickeringmmyth.com website on June 30, 2011.

Psychoanalysis Meets Existentialism: Robert Stolorow on Trauma and Authenticity

Thursday, June 30th, 2011




Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis Meets Existentialism: Robert Stolorow on Trauma and Authenticity by Carlo Strenger on his Homo Globalis blog on the Psychology Today blogs website  on April 26, 2011.

Robert Stolorow

What To Do Now if You Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011


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/Click Here to Read: What To Do Now if You Oppose Same-Sex Marriage by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on June 27, 2011.

Daniel J. Carlat: The Trouble with Psychiatry

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011






Click Here toView:  Daniel J. Carlat: The Trouble with Psychiatry Video  on the Forum Network News website on June 2, 2010.

Texas Rule Will Prescribe Fewer Potent Drugs to Kids

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011


Click Here to Read:   Texas Rule Will Prescribe Fewer Potent Drugs to Kids Ramshaw in the Texas Tribune on June 22, 2011.



Click Here to Read: Some Medicaid Doctors Rely Heavily On Potent Drugs by Emily Ramshaw in the Texas Tribune on July 2, 2010.

Click Here to View:  President’s Lecture Series 2009: Dr. Marcia Angell on the Video Surf Website. Dr. Marcia Angell senior lecturer of Harvard Medical Schools Department of Social Medicine and former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, answers that question and more in this installment of the Presidents Lecture Series at The University of Montana.

Two Reviews of Anatomy of an Epidemic by Robert Whitaker

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Click Here to Read: Two views: Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Edited by Robert Whitaker, Reviewed Bernadette Grosjean, M.D on the Psychiatric Services journal  62:438, April 2011.

Click Here to Read: Two views: Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Edited by Robert Whitaker, reviewed by Rory P. Houghtalen, M.D in the Psychiatric ServicesJ Journal 62:438-a-439, April 2011.

 Click Here to View: Video of Robert Whitaker discussing his book on the CSpan Video Library website.

On The Couch for More Creativity – Part 1

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Click Here to Read: On The Couch for More Creativity – Part 1 By Douglas Eby on Douglas Eby’s The Creative Mind blog on the Psycb Central website.

Click Here to Read: On The Couch for More Creativity – Part 2 By Douglas Eby on Douglas Eby’s The Creative Mind blog on the Psycb Central website.

Marge Simpson

Alfred M. Freedman, MD, 1917-2011

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011








Click Here to Read:   Alfred M. Freedman, MD, 1917-2011  By Max Fink, MD | on the Psychiatric News website on June 27, 2011

Dreaming and Development: Early, Mid, and Late Phase shifts in Associative and Interpretive processes by Nathan Szajnberg

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Ckick Here to Read: Dreaming and Development: Early, Mid, and Late Phase shifts in Associative and Interpretive processes by Nathan Szajnberg.

An earlier version of this paper was presented to was presented to the Israeli Psychonalytic Society, March 2009. This paper was previously unpublished.

Click Here to Read: Cultural Theory and Psychoanalytic Tradition by David James Fisher Reviewed by Nathan Szajnberg on this website. 

Click here to Read:  Clarity and Ambiguity in Psychoanalytic Practice by Nathan Szajnberg on this website.

Click Here to Read: The Transference Refracted Through the Lens of Attachment by Nathan Szajnberg on this website.

Little Practice Can Change the Brain in a Lasting Way

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011







Click Here to Read:  A Little Practice Can Change the Brain in a Lasting Way  on the Newswise website on June 27, 2011.

Recognizing Defenses in the Drawings and Play of Children in Therapy by Daniel Benventiste

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Click Here to Read: Recognizing
Defenses in the Drawings and Play of Children in Therapy by Daniel Benventiste.

This paper originally appearsed as: Benveniste, D. (2005) Recognizing Defenses in the Drawings and Play of Children in Therapy. Psychoanalytic Psychology. Volume 22, Number 3, Summer 2005 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Click Here to Read: The Importance of Play in Adulthood: A Dialogue with Joan M. Erikson by Daniel Benveniste on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Erik Erikson in the San Francisco Bay Area by Daniel Benveniste on previous Daniel Benveniste posts on this website.

The Consequence of Unnatural Selection

Monday, June 27th, 2011


Click Here To Read:  The Consequence of Unnatural Selection: 160 Million Missing Girls  Why are wildly skewed sex ratios getting even worse? Marcy Darnovsky on the Genetic Crossroads blog on the Psychology Today blogs website on June 25, 2011.

Marcy Darnovsky