Archive for April, 2012

Religion, Ethnicity, and Attitudes Toward Psychotherapy

Monday, April 30th, 2012

 

Click Here to Read: Religion, Ethnicity, and Attitudes Toward Psychotherapy by Elizabeth Midlarsky, Steven Pirutinsky, and Florette Cohen in the Journal of Religion and Health.

A cartoonist gets personal

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: A cartoonist gets personal.  Alison Bechdel talks about the fraught mother-daughter relationship that shaped her latest work By Maud Newton on the Salon website on April 29, 2012.

Alison Bechdel

Culture, Subject, Psyche: Dialogues in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Review of Culture, Subject, Psyche: Dialogues in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology, edited by Anthony Molino, Reviewed by Howard H. Covitz.

This article originally appeared as Covitz, Howard H. (2006).  Review of Culture, Subject, Psyche: Dialogues in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology, edited by Anthony Molino. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 66, No. 1, and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

 

Therapy forever, Autism in France and loss of conversations from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Dear Colleagues,

as we witness more turmoil in the world both political and financial, our website seems to reflect the same ripples in our professional lives. The controversy started long ago but highlighted this week by Alpert’s article in the NYT stirred up a flurry of comments and letters which I hope you will read and comment on the website. As usual I will list a few key post of my choice, followed by the full list of contents.

My picks for the week:

1) Curiously(?), the Dangerous Method continues to hold interest in the greater world, in contrast to Jonathan Alpert’s comments in the NYT.

Click Here for Dangerous Method Posts

2) It takes a physicist to bring back to the public the notion of the unconscious in his new book “Subliminal: How the unconscious mind rules your behavior” Please read carefully. (more…)

The Future of Focus Groups: My Brain Knows What You Like

Saturday, April 28th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  The Future of Focus Groups: My Brain Knows What You Like by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on April 28. 2012.

The Story of a Mental Hospital: Fulbourn, 1858-1987

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  The Story of a Mental Hospital: Fulbourn, 1858-1987 by David H.Clark on the Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy website.

Fulbourn Mental Hospital

France’s Psychoanalysis Autism Treatment ‘Shame’

Saturday, April 28th, 2012


Click Here to Read: France’s Psychoanalysis Autism Treatment ‘Shame’ By By Hugh Schofield on the
 BBC News website on April 2, 2012.

Click Here to Read:  Other posts on France and Autism on this website.

 

Does Medicine Discourage Gay Doctors?

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Does Medicine Discourage Gay Doctors? Doctor and Patient  By Pauline W. Chen in The New York Times on April 26, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Homophobic? Maybe You’re Gay By Richard M. Ryan and Williaam S. Ryan in The New York Times on  April 27, 2012.

 

A New Look at Evidence About Reduced Cost of Medical Utilization Following Mental Health Treatment

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  A New Look at Evidence About Reduced Cost of Medical Utilization Following Mental Health Treatment by Emily Mumford, PH.D., Herbert J. Schlesinger, PH.D., Gene V. Glass, PH.D., Cathleen Patrick, PH.D. and Timothy Cuerdon, B.A.

This article originally appeared as Emily Mumford, PH.D., Herbert J. Schlesinger, PH.D., Gene V. Glass, PH.D., Cathleen Patrick, PH.D. and Timothy Cuerdon, B.A. (1998). Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research 7:65-86 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Mahler biopic hits right notes

Friday, April 27th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Mahler biopic hits right notes By Alan G. Artner in the Chicago  Tribune on April 27, 2012.

Movie review: A Dangerous Method

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Click here to Read: .Movie  review: A Dangerous Method by Kristal Cooper on the Toronto Examiner website on January 14, 2012.

Even these powerhouse actors can’t give Cronenberg’s latest a pulse.
Photo credit: 
eOne Entertainment

Vienna in row over legacy of historic antisemitic mayor Karl Lueger

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Vienna in row over legacy of historic antisemitic mayor Karl Lueger. Plan to change street signs bearing name of anti-Jewish leader who inspired Hitler causes far right complaints by Ian Traynor on the Guardian.co.uk website on April 27, 2012.

Street signs bearing Karl Lueger are to be changed in Vienna. The mayor brought the city water, energy and transport systems, but also rabble-rousing antisemitism that inspired Hitler. Photograph: Imagno/Getty Images

Psychodynamics in Contemporary Psychiatry: Mutual Influences at AAPDP

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Last Chance to Register with the Advanced Rate
Save up to $50 by registering in advance!

56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA – May 3 – 5, 2012
Psychodynamics in Contemporary Psychiatry: Mutual Influences
Philadelphia, PA
May 3-5, 2012 (more…)

Depression After Prozac with Mark Solms at WCSPP

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Come Join Us  at our Scientific Meeting
 Friday, May 4, 2012 8:00p.m. 
Location: 
The Wainwright House
260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye NY

Meet members and enjoy a stimulating clinical discussion by Mark Solms, Ph.D. “Depression After Prozac”

Click Here to Read:  The Flyer for this Event

Hidden depths. New thoughts on how the mind works

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Click Here to Read:   Hidden depths. New thoughts on how the mind works, review of Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behaviour by Leonard Mlodinow, on the Economist website on the April 28, 2012.

Doctor says he’s found the actual G spot

Friday, April 27th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Doctor says he’s found the actual G spot. Small clusters of erectile tissue deep within the vaginal wall are the trigger for enhancing female orgasm, the physician says. Skeptics say it’s not so simple.

Mother of All Memoirs

Friday, April 27th, 2012


Click Here to Read: Mother of All Memoirs Review of Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama by Allison Bechdel, Reviewed by Margot Harrison on the Seven Days website on April 25, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Comics Trip: Vermont’s Alison Bechdel talks about her new book and becoming a canonical American cartoonist By Jenny Blair on the Seven Days website on April 25, 2012.

The Deadly Sins/Envy; The Sin of Families and Nations

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

 

Click Here to Read:  The Deadly Sins/Envy; The Sin of Families and Nations  By A. S. Byatt on the New York Times on the web website on July 18. 1993.

New York Freudian Society Open House

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

 Click Here to Read:  New York Freudian Society Open House Flyer.  To be held on May 16, 2012 at a Greenwich Village location from 8 pm to 9:30.

Clinical Psychology Panel at The New School

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Click Here to View:  Charlie Rose in Conversation Herbert Schlesinger, David Shapiro, and Jeremy Safran at a Clinical Psychology Panel at The New School on YouTube.