Archive for July, 2017

New Hope for Depression

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   New Hope for Depression by Mandy Oaklander on the Time Magazine website on July 27, 2017

‘It was as if I had peered into hell’: the man who brought the Nazi death squads to justice

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘It was as if I had peered into hell’: the man who brought the Nazi death squads to justice: Benjamin Ferencz, at 97 the last surviving prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, has fought for the victims of war crimes all his life. He talks about upholding ‘law not war’, where Theresa May is going wrong – and how to deal with Donald Trump Nadia Khomami on the Guardian website on February 7, 2017.

Benjamin Ferencz: ‘Brexit is a mistake, and in time they will look back at this and think: how could we have been so backward?’ Photograph: Brooks Kraft/Getty Images

Michel Houellebecq’s Cynicism Persists in His Photographs

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Michel Houellebecq’s Cynicism Persists in His Photographs: For his US gallery debut, Michel Houellebecq presents an exhibition which amounts to a theory attempting to explain the dysfunction of French society by Michael Valinsky July 27, 2017.

Installation View of Michel Houellebecq: French Bashing at Venus, New York (all images courtesy Venus, New York.)

The Trump Effect Freud’s and Bion’s Group Psychologies

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Click Here to View: The Trump Effect Freud’s and Bion’s Group Psychologies by Don Carveth on YouTube.

Movies Monday: Dunkirk

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk: The outbreak of World War II without history or politics By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on July 26, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Dunkirk Reviewed by Matt Zoller Seitz on the Roger Ebert Reviews Website on July 21, 2017.

Click Her to Read:  Dunkirk Is a Great War Movie Marred by Christopher Nolan’s Usual Tricks By David Edelstein on the Vulture website on July 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Dunkirk’ Is a Tour de Force War Movie, Both Sweeping and Intimate By Manhola Dargis in The New York Times on Jly 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Review Christopher Nolan puts audiences in the middle of WWII in the intimate and epic ‘Dunkirk’ by Kenneth Turan in the Los Angeles on July 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Dunkirk offers a lesson – but it isn’t what Nigel Farage thinks Brexiters imagine that war stories justify British self-reliance. In fact they teach us the value of fellowship by Zoe Williams on the Guardian website   on July 30, 2017.

Click Here to Read:   Dunkirk Is A Horror Movie by Dan Mclaughlin on the National Review website on July 30, 2017.

Freedom to Choose: Two Systems of Self-Regulation by Jack and Kerry Kelly Novick

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Click Here To Purchase:  Freedom to Choose: Two Systems of Self-Regulation

Click Here to Read: About the Authors of Freedom to Choose: Two Systems of Self-Regulation and Praise for their earlier books.

Click Here to Read:  What other analysts are saying about Freedom to Choose: Two Systems of Self-Regulation .

 

Mark Solms talk about his vineyard in South Africa

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read and Listen To:  Give Back the Land on the BBC Radio website.

 Why Talking Is Still The Best Way To Find A Psychotherapist

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Why Talking Is Still The Best Way To Find A Psychotherapist by Todd Essig on the Forbes website on July 29, 2017.

A phone call to friends, family and even experts remains the best way to search for a helpful psychotherapist. Shutterstock

 

Psychologists in C.I.A. Interrogations Can Face Trial, Judge Rules

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Psychologists in C.I.A. Interrogations Can Face Trial, Judge Rules By Sheri Fink in The New York Times on July 28, 2017.

James Mitchell, a psychologist and former contractor for the C.I.A., is one of two defendants in the case.CreditAngel Valentin for The New York Times

The Goldwater rule: why commenting on mental health from a distance is unhelpful

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Goldwater rule: why commenting on mental health from a distance is unhelpful: Is it okay to speculatively diagnose public figures like Trump? No, says the Goldwater rule – and recent challenges to it could set worrying precedents by Nick Davis on the Guardian website on July 28, 2017.

Psychologists once claimed that United States Senator and nominee for president, Barry Goldwater, was psychologically unfit to be president. Photograph: William Lovelace/Getty Images

Austen Riggs Center July/August E-news

Friday, July 28th, 2017


July/August 2017 News & Events

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The conference goal is to educate clinicians, patients, and care advocates about the current state of the national health insurance landscape, with a focus on parity law implementation.

Featured Presenters:
Meiram Bendat, JD, PhD: Founder and president of Psych Appeal, licensed attorney, and psychotherapist
Laura B. Dunn, MD: Professor of psychiatry, director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program, and director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic at Stanford University
Ted Kennedy Jr., JD: State Senator in the Connecticut General Assembly and partner at the law firm of Epstein Becker Green
Eric M. Plakun, MD: Associate medical director and director of biopsychosocial advocacy at the Austen Riggs Center, and leader of the APA Psychotherapy Caucus
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‘Goldwater Rule’ Still In Place Barring Many Psychiatrists From Commenting On Trump

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘Goldwater Rule’ Still In Place Barring Many Psychiatrists From Commenting On Trump on the NPR website on July 25, 2017.

“The Goldwater Rule” was implemented in 1973, preventing psychiatrists from making armchair diagnoses, after Barry Goldwater, the Republican nominee for president, successfully sued a magazine that published an article doubting his sanity.

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Top Interior Dem Calls for Investigation Into Trump’s “Political Blackmail” of Senator Murkowski

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Top Interior Dem Calls for Investigation Into Trump’s “Political Blackmail” of Senator Murkowski By Robin Eberhardt On the Readers Supported News website on July 28, 2017.

Alaska senator Lisa Murkowski. (photo: Greg Nash/Getty)

Islamic civilisation and its discontents: In his new book, recently published in German as “Der Übermuslim”

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Islamic civilisation and its discontents: In his new book, recently published in German as “Der Übermuslim” (The Super-Muslim), the French-Tunisian psychoanalyst Fethi Benslama explores what drives young people to become radicalised. He concludes that they seek meaning, stability, orientation and identity in radical Islamism By Herbert Csef on the qantara.de website on July 28, 2017

Book review: Fethi Benslama’s book on the radicalisation of young Muslims

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City—Documentary on the life and times of urban activist Jane Jacobs

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Citizen Jane: Battle for the City—Documentary on the life and times of urban activist Jane Jacobs By Clare Hurley on the World Socialist Web Site on July 17, 2017.

Film poster for Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

CIA Torture Psychologists Compare Themselves to Nazi Poison Gas Manufacturer as Defense

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  CIA Torture Psychologists Compare Themselves to Nazi Poison Gas Manufacturer as Defense By Dror Ladin on the ACLU.org website on July 25, 2017.

James Mitchell and John “Bruce” Jessen

 

Psychiatric Diagnostic Labels: What Do They Mean?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Psychiatric Diagnostic Labels: What Do They Mean?: There are two very different ways to describe psychological problems by Lance Dodes on the American Psychoanalytic Association’s  Psychoanalysis Unplugged blog on the Psychology Today blogs n the July 26, 2017.l

The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter:  A Memoir

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter:  A Memoir by Jane Lazarre on the Duke University Press website.

Walter Briehl vs John Foster Dulles

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  BRIEHL V. DULLES, 248 F2d 561, 583 (1957) 0n the Famguardian website.

Click Here to Read: Dr. Walter Briehl, A Pioneer of Group Therapy Methods by Joan Cook in The New York Times on December 24, 1982.

Click Here to Read:  Kent v. Dulles on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Kent v. Dulles on LawAspect.com website.

Click Here to Read: 357 U.S. 116 – Kent v. Dulles on the Open Jurist Website.

Five Decades of Research Confirms: Spanking Produces Similar Outcomes in Children as Physical Abuse

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Five Decades of Research Confirms: Spanking Produces Similar Outcomes in Children as Physical Abuse on the Earth Based Mom Blog on March 8, 2017.