Archive for May, 2017

China’s Astounding Religious Revival

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Worshipers at the Tibetan Buddhist Lama Temple in central Beijing, March 2014

Click Here to Read: China’s Astounding Religious Revival: review of The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao by Ian Johnson Reviewed by Roderick MacFarquhar in the New York Review of Books in the June 8, 2017 Issue.

Hollywood Is Stepping Up To Change The Stigma Around Men And Therapy: It’s about time

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Hollywood Is Stepping Up To Change The Stigma Around Men And Therapy: It’s about time By Lindsay Holmes on the Huffington Post website on May 31, 2017

America’s Little Big Man: Trump is teaching us how deeply disturbed our American world actually is

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  America’s Little Big Man: Trump is teaching us how deeply disturbed our American world actually is by Tom Engelhardt on the Moyers and Company website on May 30, 2017.

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta; Guinea’s President Alpha Conde; US President Donald Trump; Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni; French President Emmanuel Macron; and Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou pose for a family photo with other participants of the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 27, 2017. (Photo by Stephane De Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

Writer’s Wednesday: Sgt. Peppers’s by the Beatles 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Sgt. Peppers’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Beatles Prep Massive ‘Sgt. Pepper’ 50th Anniversary Reissue: New deluxe editions boast previously unreleased takes from legendary recording sessions By Jon Blistein in Rolling Stone Magazine on April 5, 2017.

Click Here to Read and Listen to: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on the Beatles.com website.

Click Here to Read:   The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ album gets a remix and makeover: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a brand new stereo mix! by Steve Guttenberg on the cnet. website on May 1, 2017. (more…)

Gay and Transgender Patients to Doctors: We’ll Tell. Just Ask.

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Gay and Transgender Patients to Doctors: We’ll Tell. Just Ask. By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on May 29, 2017,

Dr. Alex Gonzalez, the Medical Director at Fenway Health in Boston, meeting with a patient earlier this month. CreditGretchen Ertl for The New York Times

A Database of Photography’s First 100 Years from Over 50 European Archives

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Database of Photography’s First 100 Years from Over 50 European Archives: A giant cache of historical photography is now part of a searchable online database Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on May 26th, 2017.

“An artist in his line,” (1890/1910) published by Underwood&Underwood (Public domain image)

Netflix’s War Machine

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Netflix’s War Machine: A hard-hitting attack on America’s military madness By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on May 30, 2017.

Brad Pitt in War Machine

THE DC SPRING PROJECT: Treating Underlying Attachment Trauma in Postpartum Depression

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

THE DC SPRING Project Support for Pregnancy – Raising Infants – Navigating Growth

The DC SPRING Project is a new outreach initiative sponsored by the Contemporary Freudian Society. The Project helps expectant and postpartum mothers and their families who are experiencing mood-related problems. Learn more about the Project at www.springproject.org

Treating Underlying Attachment Trauma in Postpartum Depression: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 12:30 to 3:00 pm, BCC Regional Services Center – West Room, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, Maryland

There is urgency to the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) —to minimize attachment risk and to restore mom and baby to maximum functioning at a critical developmental time.  Yet while some new mothers seeking our help recover with traditional psychotherapy, other patients become stuck and confound us with their apparent treatment resistance.  Therapists can be reluctant to refer patients for adjunct help, lest they convey that the patient is too much for them to bear.

In this in-depth case presentation, three clinicians present their concurrent work with a woman suffering from PPD as well as (more…)

Introduction to Psychoanalysis in Fashion edited by Anita Weinreb Katz and Arlene Kramer Richards

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:Introductions by Anita Weinreb Katz and Arlene Kramer Richards to Psychoanalysis in Fashion edited by by Anita Weinreb Katz and Arlene Kramer Richards

The Birth of a Mother

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Birth of a Mother By Alexandra Sacks, M.D. in The New York Times on on May 8, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘It Made Me Into a Person With a Mission’: Readers React to Motherhood by By Marie Tae McDermont in the New York Times on May 19, 2017.

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Refusing Marcuse: 50 Years After One-Dimensional Man

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here Read: Refusing Marcuse: 50 Years After One-Dimensional Man by Stephen Whitfield on the Dissent website in Fall 2014.

Herbert Marcuse in Newton, Massachusetts, 1955 (Wikimedia Commons)

Stop Donald Trump From Colonizing Your Brain

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Stop Donald Trump From Colonizing Your Brain: Like a Libyan dictator of old, the leader is everywhere, including inside your head By Ann Marlowe on the Tablet website on May 21, 2017.

Saul Steinberg’s View of the World

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Saul Steinberg’s View of the World by Chris Ware in the New York Review of Books Daily on May 26, 2017.

Saul Steinberg: New York Moonlight, 1974-1981; The Saul Steinberg Foundation

How the American Health Care Act Would Affect Mental-Health Coverage

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: How the American Health Care Act Would Affect Mental-Health Coverage: The Republican bill would decrease access for millions, and in the process dismantle the tools used to fight substance abuse by Vann R. Newkirk II on the Atlantic Montly website on May 26, 2017.

Kevin D. Liles / AP

The Presidency in Peril

Monday, May 29th, 2017

 

Donald Trump

Click Here to Read: Trump: The Presidency in Peril by Elizabeth Drew in The New York Reviewr of Books in the June 22, 2017 Issue.

Donald Trump; drawing by Pancho

Should Psychiatrists Speak Out Against Trump?

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The “Goldwater Rule” forbids mental-health professionals to give opinions on public figures they haven’t personally examined. Some may make an exception By Jane Mayer in the New Yorker in the May 22, 2017 Issue.

Psychology Sunday: David M. Buss

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: David M. Buss on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Sexual Strategies Theory: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Mating Psychology Review by David M. Buss  1993, vol 100, #2, pp. 204-232.

Click Here to Read: Sex Differences in Human Mate Preferences: Evolutionary Hypotheses in 37 Cultures by David M. Buss Behavioral adn Brain Science 1989, Issue 12, p. 1-49.

Click Here to Read: The Strategies of Human Mating by David M. Buss American Scientist issue 82  pp. 238-148.

Click Here to Read: Evolutionary Theories in Psychology By David M. Buss on the Noba Website.

Click Here to View:  Evolutionary Psychology: Dr. David Buss Interview w/ Tai Lopez on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: In the Expert’s Chair with Dr. David Buss on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind, Fifth Edition BookReview David M. Buss on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Other Posts on Psychology Sunday on this website.

The Eclectic Objects that Inspired Matisse’s Art

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Eclectic Objects that Inspired Matisse’s Art: Matisse in the Studio, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is the first exhibit to focus specifically on Matisse’s objects and how they influenced his art making by Debbie Hagan on the HyperAllergic website on May 24, 2017.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, “Matisse with his collection of Kuba cloths and a Samoan tapa on the wall behind him, Villa La Rêve, Vence” (1944) (© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos, image courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Locating Perversion, Dislocating Psychoanalysis

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Locating Perversion, Dislocating Psychoanalysis by Dany Nobus on the European Journal of Psychoanalysis.

A German Life: A glimpse into the Nazi inner circle

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A German Life: A glimpse into the Nazi inner circle By Bernd Reinhardt and Verena Nees on the World Socialist Web Site on May 27, 2017.

Brunhilde Pomsel in A German Life