Archive for November, 2012

Largest trial of ‘Dirty War’ crimes starts in Argentina

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

 

Click here to read “Largest trial of ‘Dirty War’ crimes starts in Argentina” from BBC News on November 28, 2012.

A court in Argentina has begun hearings in the largest trial of crimes committed during the so-called “Dirty War” between 1976 and 1983.

When it’s more than ‘winter blues’

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

 

Click here to read “When it’s more than ‘winter blues'” by Dr. Charles Raison from CNN.com on November 28, 2012.

Dr. Charles Raison, CNNHealth’s mental health expert, is an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Why you keep playing the lottery

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Click here to read “Why you keep playing the lottery” by Jacque Wilson from CNN.com on November 28, 2012.

Maybe your kid is sick and there are hospital bills to pay. Maybe you’ve lost your job and you’re worried about making rent. Maybe you still have a job, but it sucks, and you’d really like to spend the next 50 years lying on a beach with a mai tai in hand. Whatever your predicament, the current estimated Powerball jackpot of $550 million could fix it. Which makes us wonder — when it comes to playing the lottery, are we all just damsels in distress?

Aiding the Doctor Who Feels Cancer’s Toll

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Click here to read “Aiding the Doctor Who Feels Cancer’s Toll” by Jane E. Brody from The New York Times on November 26, 2012.

The woman was terminally ill with advanced cancer, and the oncologist who had been treating her for three years thought the next step might be to deliver chemotherapy directly to her brain. It was a risky treatment that he knew would not, could not, help her. When Dr. Diane E. Meier asked what he thought the futile therapy would accomplish, the oncologist replied, “I don’t want Judy to think I’m abandoning her.”

CAPA Dim Sum Lunch

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

PTSD may be overdiagnosed, but PTSD deniers are ‘wrong,’ psychologists say

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012



Click Heret to Read: PTSD may be overdiagnosed, but PTSD deniers are ‘wrong,’ psychologists say by Bill Briggs on the  NBC News website on Novmber 27, 2012.

Twenty years since Deng Xiaoping’s “Southern tour”

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Twenty years since Deng Xiaoping’s “Southern tour”—Part
By John Chan on the World Social Web Site on November 26, 2012,

Click Here to Read: Twenty years since Deng Xiaoping’s “Southern tour”—Part 2 By John Chan on the World Social Web Site on 27 November 2012

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The growing impact and dangers of global warming

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012



Click Here to Read: The growing impact and dangers of global warming by Bryan Dyne  on the World Socialist Website on  November 27, 2012.

When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes; Hallucinations, by Oliver Sacks

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Click Here to Read: When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes; Hallucinations, by Oliver Sacks By Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times on November 26, 2012.

How People Change

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Click Here to Read: How People Change By David Brooks in The New York Times on November 26, 2012.

Nick Crews

 

Doctors: A Return to Bellevue After the Storm

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012


Click Here to Read: Doctors: A Return to Bellevue After the Storm By Danielle Ofri in The New York Times on November 26, 2012.

After Bellevue Hospital’s basement was flooded, ambulances lined up to evacuate patients.

Thinking Clearly About Personality Disorders

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Thinking Clearly About Personality Disorders by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on November 26, 2012.

Spielberg: A director’s life reflected in film

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012



Click Here to Read and View:  Spielberg: A director’s life reflected in film by Lesley Stahl on the CBS news website on October 21, 2012.  Steven Spielberg’s years of anger toward his father, and their later reconciliation, is still playing out in his films. .

Another Kind of Evidence with Marvin Hurvich, Rhonda Ward and Jamieson Webster at NYPSI

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:ACADEMIC RESEARCH SEMINAR
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY  10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 8:30 – 10 p.m., $10 Donation
Another Kind of Evidence: Innovative Perspectives on Concepts Familiar to the Practicing Analyst

Marvin Hurvich,  Rhonda Ward & Jamieson Webster (more…)

Ego Psychology in the Analytic Encounter with Fred Busch & Marilyn Rifkin at IPTAR

Monday, November 26th, 2012

“EGO PSYCHOLOGY IN THE ANALYTIC ENCOUNTER: Where We have Been, Where We are Now, Where We are Going”  December 15th 2013
Speaker: Fred Busch, Ph.D.

Fred Busch, Ph.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the PINE Psychoanalytic Center, a member of IPTAR, the Boston Psychoanalytic (more…)

Autism: French psychoanalysis reported as “cult-like” to a French Government’s body

Monday, November 26th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Autism: French psychoanalysis reported as “cult-like” to a French Government’s body on the Autism Rights Watch website on November 23, 2012.

Classics in the History of Psychology

Monday, November 26th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Classics in the History of Psychology: An Electronic Resource Developed by Christopher D. Green York University, Toronto, Canada.

Sibling Rivalry: One Long Food Fight

Sunday, November 25th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Sibling Rivalry: One Long Food Fight By George Howe Colt in The New York Times on November 24, 2012.

An Inconvenient Truth About Lincoln

Sunday, November 25th, 2012



Click Here to Read:   An Inconvenient Truth About Lincoln (That You Won’t Hear from Hollywood).  The president was a complicated man whose advocacy of railroads birthed a network of monopolies by Lynn Stuart Parramore on the Alternet website on November 20, 2012.

The ‘Kids’ Behind IDF’s Media

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The ‘Kids’ Behind IDF’s Media: Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy By Allison Hoffman on the Tablet website on November 20, 2012.

Former Sgt. Talia Wissner-Levy of the New Media desk. (Jonathan Ben David/IDF)