Archive for April, 2012

In Japan, Suffer the Children

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Click Here to Read: In Japan, Suffer the Children By Mark McDonald in the International Herald Tribune on  April 24, 2012.

The Neurological Roots of Lingering Regret

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Neurological Roots of Lingering Regret By Sindaya N. Bahanoo in the New York Times on April 23, 2012.

At the Roots of the Right, Anders Behring Breivik

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

At the Roots of the Right, Anders Behring Breivik By Francis Martens, translated into English by Jonathan House.

If the second group changed their minds, the first psychiatric experts (more…)

The Anni Bergman Parent-Infant Training Program

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

THE ANNI BERGMAN PARENT-INFANT TRAINING PROGRAM is accepting applicants for the 2012-2015 training cycle. Please see the description below for information about the program and applying.

Program Description
THE ANNI BERGMAN PARENT-INFANT TRAINING PROGRAM began in 1997 and is affiliated with both the New York Freudian Society and the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. The program is unique in offering (more…)

The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Click here to Read: The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women Entry 3: Sue me, but I want to get some sleep by Hanna Rosin on the Slate.com website on  April 24, 2012.

The Department of Health launched its National Breast-Feeding Awareness Campaign, telling mothers to pump milk in a “clean quiet place” Photograph by Michael Grecco/Getty Images.

Psychoanalytic Education in the in the 21st Century with Carl Jacobs at NPAP

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

 

Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalytic Education in the in the 21st Century with Carl Jacobs, D. SC,  at NPAP  on May 6, 2012.

Suicides in economic downturn, fish brain and more on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net from Sasha Rolde

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Dear Colleagues,

There is a multitude of posts this week, exaggerated by the fact that this comes to you a day or so later than usual. I the interest of brevity, I will therefore give you a brief list of my suggestions right away followed by the main list of contents.

My suggestions:

1) Please read the last 3 posts in the ART category – an interesting take on how the mind works
Click Here to Read These Articles

2) Some years ago I consulted to Luis Uchitelle on the mental health aspects of layoff in the USA. It seemed like a novel idea for society to consider this, as well as for mental health practitioners who apparently did not have any (more…)

A Holocaust saga: From the sewers to a garden

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  A Holocaust saga: From the sewers to a garden By David Lee Preston on the CNN website on April 19, 2012.

 Halina Wind with the Catholic sewer worker Leopold Socha on her birthday, March 1, 1946, in Gliwice, Poland, two months before he died

Are men stupid?

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Are men stupid? By Frida Ghitis on the CNN  website on April 23, 2012.

Former Sen. John Edwards leaves the courthouse after the first day of jury selection in his trial in Greensboro, North Carolina.

California Death Penalty Ban

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012




Click Here to Read: California Death Penalty Ban: Residents To Vote On Controversial Ban In November  By Paul Elias on the Huffington Post website on April 23, 2012.

Mentally stimulating film

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Mentally stimulating film P By: Fr Peter Malone MS on the Catholic Leader website on April 29,  2012.

Michael Fassbender (left) plays Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method and Viggo Mortensen is Sigmund Freud

Creativity and Competition: What can we learn?

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Creative Monopoly By David Brooks in the New York Times on April 23, 2012.

 Creativity and Competition: What can we learn? Nathan Szajnberg, MD Managing Editor

David Brooks writes about the tension between competition and  creativity. This has implications for psychoanalytic institutes. Briefly, he refers to Peter Thiel’s Stanford course on line.  Click Here to Read: Notes Essays on Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup: Stanford, Spring 2012 on Blake Master’s website.  Thiel (more…)

Pride and Joy: Book Signing with Kenneth Barish

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Oxford University Press
 
Cordially invites you to join
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.
at a book signing, celebrating the publication of Ken’s book,
 
PRIDE AND JOY:  A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions and Solving Family Problems
 
When: Saturday, May 12
Where: 3 Leatherstocking Lane, Mamaroneck, New York 10543
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
R.S.V.P.: KBarish280@aol.com

Neuroscientists discover key protein responsible for controlling nerve cell protection

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012




Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists discover key protein responsible for controlling nerve cell protection. Findings could lead to new therapies for stroke and epilepsy in a Eureka Alert Press Release.

Veterans Dept. Will Increase Mental Health Staffing

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Veterans Dept. Will Increase Mental Health Staffing By James Dao in the New York Times on April 19, 2012.

Can You Make Yourself Smarter?

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012








Click Here to Read: Can You Make Yourself Smarter? By Dan Hurley in the New York Times on April 18, 2012.

The Maniac in Me

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012




Click Here to Read: The Maniac in Me By Daniel Smith in the New York Times on  April 20, 2012.

Earth Day: Discussing the Coming Climate Crisis With Heidi Cullen

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Earth Day: Discussing the Coming Climate Crisis With Heidi Cullen Record-breaking heat. Floods. Droughts. Tornadoes. Don’t believe the skeptics—the evidence of climate change is all around us. An interview with climatologist Heidi Cullen on the Daily Beast website on April 22, 2012.

The Flight From Conversation

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012




Click Here to Read:  The Flight From Conversation By Sherry Turkle in the New York Times on April 21, 2012.

What autism can teach us about psychoanalysis

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read: What autism can teach us about psychoanalysis: A French documentary makes Lacanian psychoanalysis seem cruel – but does its subversion of social norms have a place? by Henry Bond on the guardian.co.uk website on April 16, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Why are the French Still Blaming Mothers for Autism? on this website.

Click Here to Read:  France’s autism treatment ‘shame’  and other posts on France and autism on this website.