Archive for July, 2012

The Happiness of Pursuit

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Click Here to Read: Review of The Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About the Good Life by Shimon Edelman,. Reviewed by by Shimon Edelman on the Metapsychology Reviews website.

The Halsman Murder Case

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

 Click Here to Read:  The Halsman Murder Case on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Commentary on the Halsman Murder Case in  Yiddish.

Click Here to Read:  Righting Wrongs, Review of  the Jump Artist By Austin Ratner, Reviewed by the Arty Semite on the Forward website on April 11, 2012,

Phillipe Halsman and Marilyn Monroe

The Aurora Massacre: Coping With the Precariouness of Human Existence

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

 

Click Here to Read:  The Aurora Massacre: Coping With the Precariouness of Human Existence by Peter Wolson on the Huffington Post website on July 31, 2012.

From Classical to Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012



Click Here to Read:   Review of From Classical to Contemporary Psychoanalysis: A Critique and Integration by Morris N. Eagle, reviewed by Kerrin A. Jacobs on the Metapsychology Reviews website.

It’s a mad mad world at the Theatre Royal

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Click Here to Read: It’s a mad mad world at the Theatre Royal by Marion Sauvebois  on the Gazette website on July 31st, 2012.

How to Raise a Child: ‘Teach Your Children Well,’

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Click Here to Read: : How to Raise a Child, Review of ‘Teach Your Children Well,’ by Madeline Levine, Reviewed By Judith Warner in The New York Times on July 27, 2012.

‘Fat Sex’

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Click Here to View:   ‘Fat Sex’: Real talk beyond the popular perceptions  Rebecca Jane Weinstein speaks candidly about culture and contradiction  By Rebecca Jane Weinstein  on the TODAY books website on July 13, 2012.

Mental-health advocate is also a symbol of recovery

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Click Here to Read: Mental-health advocate is also a symbol of recovery
For most of her life, Keris Myrick has struggled with mental illness. Now board president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, she’s pushing for better access to care By Anna Gorman in The Los Angeles Times on July 30, 2012.

 Keris Myrick talks with award recipient Rick Summerville at the 20th annual Project Return Peer Support Network’s annual picnic in Long Beach. (Anne Cusack, Los Angeles Times / July 30, 2012)

The Loneliness of the Person Watching the Long-Distance Runner

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Loneliness of the Person Watching the Long-Distance Runner By Heather Havrilesky in The New York Times on July 31, 2012.

Child Psychological Abuse More Insidious, As Damaging As Other Forms, Pediatricians Say

Monday, July 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Child Psychological Abuse More Insidious, As Damaging As Other Forms, Pediatricians Say: Report by Catherine Pearson on the Huffington Post website on July 30, 2012.

Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association Names New Editor-in-Chief

Monday, July 30th, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (July 12, 2012) – The American Psychoanalytic Association is pleased to announce that Bonnie Litowitz, Ph.D. has been selected as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA). JAPA is one of the world’s most respected publications in psychoanalysis, offering insightful and broad‐based original articles, ground‐breaking research, thoughtful plenary addresses, in‐depth panel reports,and perceptive commentaries. (more…)

Woody Guthrie

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Click Here to View: Woody Guthrie on the BBC Two Arena website. First transmitted in 1988, Arena presents a documentary programme exploring the life of Woody Guthrie, the travelling American singer-songwriter who paved the way for the likes of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.

The Freud Files

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Review of The Freud Files: An Inquiry into the History of Psychoanalysis by Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen and Sonu Shamdasani, Reviewed by Simon Taylor on the h-madness website.

Oliver Stone’s Savages and the war on drugs

Monday, July 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Oliver Stone’s Savages and the war on drugs By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Website on July 30, 2012.

The Father Is Child of the Man

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Father Is Child of the Man By Bruce Feiler in The New York Times on July 27, 2012.

Violence: the Olympics, Aurora, Penn State & fairytales from Sasha Rolde on InternationalPsychoanalsyis.net

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

 Dear Colleagues,

While some of us try to take time out to relax by seaside, lake side or pool side and enjoy midsummer’s nature despite the changing climate, the psychoanalytic website continues to be a source of information about the latest scientific, medical, political and financial events subject to psychoanalytic scrutiny. Though seemingly tranquil, the weather is unpredictable and the Olympic games remind us of previous ones. The website picks up these themes and others.

There are many posts this week and though I list quite a few, please also glance at the last two “Uncategorized” posts on physically and emotionally distressed children.

My choices this week are as follows:

1) Congratulations are due again to Elise Snyder who is the recipient of the coveted Sigmund Freud Award. (more…)

Horst Kächele – Dreams as a subject of psychoanalytical research at the Joseph Sandler Conference 2012

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Click Here to View:  Horst Kächele – Dreams as a subject of psychoanalytical research at the Joseph Sandler Conference 2012

Here is Kachele’s presentation (in German with ocassional English) of 2011. He discusses the profound differences between clinical science and emprirical science and how to possibly bridge this gap.

N. Szajnberg, MD, Managaing Editor

Sandler Conference 2012

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Click Here to View: Sandler Conference 2012 on YouTube.  Note that there are 15 postings on the right side of the page with the panels of the conference.  Some of the  papers and panels are in German and some are in English. Thanks to Dr Franieck for the link.

The Diplomat of Shoah History

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Diplomat of Shoah History: Does Yale historian Timothy Snyder absolve Eastern Europe of special complicity in the Holocaust? By David Mikics On The Tables webiste on July 26, 2012.

A German soldier with Polish civilians in September 1939 during the German invasion of Poland. (Deutsches Bundesarchiv)

Is Depression Inherited?

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Is Depression Inherited? By Daphne Merkin in The New York Times on July 28, 2012.