Archive for May, 2016

From the Vault: The Yiddish Photograph

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: From the Vault: The Yiddish Photograph on the Yiddish Book Center website.

The Holocaust as end stage disease: medical education as a moral imperative

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Holocaust as end stage disease: medical education as a moral imperative by Hedy S. Wald, PhD, Sheldon Rubenfeld, MD, Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP on the Hektoen International Website.

Two Papers by Richard Waugaman

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: “Further Notes on Choosing an Analyst” Commentary on Clara Thompson, “Notes on the Psychoanalytic Significance of the Choice of Analyst” by Richard M. Waugaman, M.D.

Click Here to Read: “Remembering Walker Percy’s Psychoanalyst: Commentary on Janet Rioch’s ‘The Transference Phenomenon in Psychoanalytic Therapy’” by Richard M. Waugaman, M.D. To be published in Psychiatry.

Conscious inhibitions: Freud, anti-Semitism, and Hobbesian imagination

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Conscious inhibitions: Freud, anti-Semitism, and Hobbesian imagination by Gilad Sharvit in Journal of Modern Jewish Studies DOI: 10.1080/14725886.2016.1176666

Consciousness Isn’t a Mystery. It’s Matter.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Consciousness Isn’t a Mystery. It’s Matter. by Galen Strawson in The New York Times on
May 16, 2016.

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Trumping American Democracy: The Frightening Rise of a Fascistic Authoritarian

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Trumping American Democracy: The Frightening Rise of a Fascistic Authoritarian by Peter Wolson.

The Legacy of Saul Rosenzweig: The Profundity of the Dodo Bird

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Legacy of Saul Rosenzweig: The Profundity of the Dodo Bird by Barry L. Duncan o f
Nova Southeastern University on the Kent University website.

China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists By Simon Denyer in The Washington Post on May 16, 2016.

In a Mogao cave, lit by the flashlight of a guide, a Buddha statue surrounded by disciples dating from the Tang Dynasty. Dunhuang grotto art is a combination of architecture, painted sculpture and murals. (Gilles Sabrié/For The Washington Post)

Termination Reconstructed with Arlene Kramer Richards at MITPP

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

THE METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH and THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTEFOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY invite you to

A CLINICAL WORKSHOP: TERMINATION RECONSIDERED
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016 Presenter: ARLENE KRAMER RICHARDS, Ed.D.

Termination will be discussed from a post-modern point of view. Rules and tradition of how and when to terminate treatments will be outlined in terms of how they play out in particular clinical situations. The explication of unconscious fantasies and the effects of practical external circumstances on the termination decision and on the termination process after the decision will be considered. Participants are invited to bring clinical material related to termination issues. (more…)

Private collector shines rare spotlight on China’s Cultural Revolution, in pictures

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to View: Private collector shines rare spotlight on China’s Cultural Revolution, in pictures on the Telegraph website on May 5, 2016.

Psychoanalytic Inquiry: Issue 36:3 Table of Contents

Monday, May 16th, 2016
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The Editors of Psychoanalytic Inquiry, Joe Lichtenberg and Mel Bornstein, would like to announce the current issue [36:3] Psychoanalytic Work with the Dreams of Children:  The Forgotten Royal Road.  Issue Editors:  Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Denia G. Barrett, and Ruth K. Karush

Prologue
Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Denia G. Barrett, and Ruth K. Karush

Dream Theory and a Science:  A Review
Soudabeh Givrad (more…)

The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices:
Canadian Psychological Association John C. Service Member of the Year Award Address by Kenneth S. Pope on his page on the Articles, Research, & Resources in Psychology website.

Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed by doctors to choose euthanasia due to ‘incurable’ PTSD

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed by doctors to choose euthanasia due to ‘incurable’ PTSD
The unnamed woman was abused between the age of five and 15 by Matt Payton on The Independent website on May 11, 2016.

This picture taken in Brussels shows a Belgian ‘euthanasia kit’. GETTY IMAGES

The Candidate Journal website

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Candidate Journal website.

The Collaboration and the Jewish Question

Monday, May 16th, 2016

 

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Click Here to Read: The Collaboration and the Jewish Question: Review of La Collaboration Vichy Paris  Berlin 1940-1945 Thomas Fontaine & Denis Peschanski, eds.Reviewed By David James Fisher, Ph.D.

William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health: The royal trio join forces to launch a campaign that will see them working with eight charities to change perceptions William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health by By Rhiannon Mills on the Sky News website on May 16, 2016.

Last Month Was The Warmest April Ever Recorded, Continuing 7-Month Hot Streak

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Last Month Was The Warmest April Ever Recorded, Continuing 7-Month Hot Streak: “Climate scientists have been warning about this since at least the 1980s. And it’s been bloody obvious since the 2000s. So where’s the surprise?” by Dominique Mosbergen on The Huffington Post website on May 16, 2016.

Translating Object Relations Concepts into Practice with Couples with Judith Siegel at AIP

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS, Established in 1941. Continuing Education Program
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com

Translating Object Relations Concepts into Practice with Couples: A Two Part Workshop Series*
*(Each part can be attended as an individual workshop)
Presenter: Judith Siegel, PhD, LCSW

Workshop One: This workshop will focus on the concepts of projective identification and splitting, and examine how they emerge in the couple’s dynamics. We will then examine the ways that the therapist can intervene in the session, engage both parties in examining their relationship from a new perspective, and create changes in the ways (more…)

Psychology Sunday: Peter Wolson

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Trumping Americans: The Strange, Irresistible Appeal of a Narcissistic Bloviator by Peter Wolson on the Huffington  Psst Website on August 13, 2015.

Clck Here to Read:  The Bush boys: No sibling rivalry, but maybe something deeper By Peter Wolson on the Rueters news website on May 21, 2015. (more…)

How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann: The tortuous route to apprehending the Holocaust’s chief henchman was full of surprises. No one could believe what squalor Eichmann lived in, or how ordinary he seemed on the Daily Beast website on May 14, 2016.