Archive for May, 2015

Psychology Sunday: Merton Gill

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Changing Conceptions of Psychoanalysis: The Legacy of Merton M. Gill by Doris K. Silverman, and David L Wolitzkym Reviewed By Brian Stagner on the Psychoanalysis Division 39 of the APA website.

Click Here to Read: Merton M. Gill, Psychoanalyst, Is Dead at 80 By Lawrence Van Gekder in The New York Times on November 19, 1994.

Click Here To Read: Merton Gill’s Psychoanalytic Paradigm by Lawrence Friedman  (more…)

Researchers find “lost” memories

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Researchers find “lost” memories in Neuroscience May 29, 2015.
Engram cells retain memory under retrograde amnesia. Illustration: Christine Daniloff/MIT

Shrinks: The Untold Story of Jeffrey Lieberman’s Oedipal Victory Over Papa Freud

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

ShrinksLiebermanClick Here to Read: Shrinks: The Untold Story of Jeffrey Lieberman’s Oedipal Victory Over Papa Freud on the Psych Practice blog on  May 13, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey Lieberman review – genial and triumphalist: This history of (American) psychiatry by a high-ranking insider is ultimately too partial and limited in scope by Lisa Appignanesi on the Guardian website on April 5, 2015.

Click Here to Read: ‘Shrinks,’ by Jeffrey A. Lieberman with Ogi Ogas (more…)

Course on Analytic Listening and Concepts at PTI-CFS

Friday, May 29th, 2015

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of The Contemporary Freudian Society Foundations of Psychoanalytic Practice

We are pleased to offer an eight-week course on Analytic Listening and Concepts beginning Fall 2015. This course qualifies for 12 Continuing Education credits.

This course is suitable for students from a wide variety of backgrounds, including practicing clinicians from all disciplines, recent graduates of Masters-level or Doctoral-level programs, professionals considering changing careers, and anyone interested in exploring the possibility of post-graduate psychoanalytic training.

Applicants to our Psychoanalysis Training Programs are also encouraged to enroll. (more…)

Why doctors quit

Friday, May 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why doctors quit By Charles Krauthammer in The Washington Post on May 28. 2015.

Pediatrician Tom Sullivan uses the raised hand to caution a three-year-old patient to keep her hands off the computer he uses to keep a medical record of her visit at the Lorton office of All Pediatrics. (Dayna Smith/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

CAP Open House at IPTAR

Friday, May 29th, 2015

PLEASE JOIN US
for an Open House to learn about training at our
CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOTHERAPY PROGRAM

CAPOpenHouse Sunday, May 31, 3:00-5:00 PM

Faculty, graduates, and candidates will be there to describe the program, talk about their experience, and answer any questions. There will be a short case presentation.

Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP for location to: Rori Shaffer, LCSW (more…)

Blame Genes for Extramarital Affairs?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Blame Genes for Extramarital Affairs? Letters to the Editor in The New York Times on May 28, 2015

Credit Joshua Bright for The New York Times

To Have and to Hold: Reproduction, marriage, and the Constitution

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: To Have and to Hold: Reproduction, marriage, and the Constitution by Jill Lepore in The New Yorker in the May 25, 2015 Issue.

Griswold v. Connecticut became about privacy; what if it had been about equality?COURT)

Credit illustration by Cristiana Couceiro; Clockwise from Top Right: Lee Lockwood / the Life Images Collection / Getty (Griswold); Paul Morigi / Getty Images for Hrc and Bill Clark / Cq Roll Call / Getty (Flags); Barbara Alper / Getty (Sign); Purestock / Getty (Supreme)

The Daemon in Mr. Bloom

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

HaroldBloomSpaceClick Here to Read:  The Daemon in Mr. Bloom: The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books By David Mikics on the Tablet Website on May 2, 2015.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Daemon Knows,’ by Harold Bloom, Review by Cynthia Ozick in The New York Times on May 18, 2015.

Leading American Psychiatrist Conducted Disturbing Experiments — and Now He’s Smearing Journo Who Uncovered It

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Leading American Psychiatrist Conducted Disturbing Experiments — and Now He’s Smearing Journo Who Uncovered It: Reporter facing blowback for his expose on experiments on more than 2,000 patients carried out by a former president of the APA By Bruce E. Levine on the AlterNet website on May 26, 2015.

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Skin Acts: Race, Psychoanalysis and the Black Male Performer

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Skin Acts: Race, Psychoanalysis and the Black Male Performer by Michelle Ann Stephens, Reviewed by Richard Brouilette on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website on May 28, 2015.

Letters: How Does That Make You Feel?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

How does that make you feel-

Click Here to Read:  Letters: How Does That Make You Feel? Letters to the Editor of the New York Times on April 9, 2015.

Nebraska Bans Death Penalty, Defying a Veto

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Nebraska Bans Death Penalty, Defying a Veto By Julie Bosman in The New York Times on May 27, 2015.

Senators Kathy Campbell and Ernie Chambers after voting to repeal the death penalty on Wednesday. CreditAndrew Dickinson for The New York Times

We Need More Nurses

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: We Need More Nurses By Alexandra Robbins in The New York Times on May 28, 2015.

Stardust

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Stardust by Freeman Dyson on the New York Review of Books Website on May 27, 2015.

China’s Invisible History: An Interview with Filmmaker and Artist Hu Jie

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  China’s Invisible History: An Interview with Filmmaker and Artist Hu Jie by Ian Johnson in the New York Review of Books on May 27, 2015.

Hu Jie in his studio in Nanjing, 2015

The Venice of the Sands in Peril

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Venice of the Sands in Peril by G.W. Bowersock in The New York Review of Books on May 25, 2015.

Funerary relief of a laden camel and two traders, from the Valley of the Tombs, Palmyra, 2nd-3rd century AD. Gianni Dagli Orti/DEA/Getty Images

Philosophy Thursday: Gilles Deleuze

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Gilles Deleuze on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Gilles Deleuze on The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Saving the Past: Deleuze’s Proust and Signs by Stephen Bernard Hawkins on the Electronic Book Review website.

Click Here to Read:  Lectures by Gilles Deleuze on the Deleuzelectures blog. (more…)

The talking cure: psychoanalysis and other forms of psychotherapy

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The talking cure: psychoanalysis and other forms of psychotherapy by Lynne Malcolm on the RN Network’s All in the Mind Blog on May 26, 2015.

 

The rise and fall of the no-fat fad

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The rise and fall of the no-fat fad: For decades, saturated fat was a dietary villain. Now it has its halo back. Why do we keep falling for bad science and poor advice? By Paul Levy in the Telegraph on May 27, 2015.

Scientists have discovered that a glass of red wine can prevent the build up of cholesterol after a meal of dark or red meat Photo: ALAMY