Click Here to Read: Tales of the Super Survivors by David Brooks in The New York Times on November. 24, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: I Am Paying for Your Expensive Medicine by Ezekiel J. Emanuel in The New York Times on November 7, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Despair, American Style by Paul Krugman in The New York Times on November. 9, 2015.
Click Here to Read: God and Psychotherapy in Israel By Noga Ariel-Galor in The New York Times on October 27, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Drugs, Greed and a Dead Boy by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on November 5, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: The Hidden Stigma In The Talk Therapy And Schizophrenia Study by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine Website on October 30, 2015.
Click Here to Read: A Sensible Version of Donald Trump by David Brooks in The New York Times on October 27, 2015.
The Need for Psychoanalysis to Have a Public Health Mission by William H. Gottdiener
In a recent online discussion, a number of psychoanalytically oriented clinicians bemoaned the lack of attention that psychoanalysis gets from grant funding institutions such as, the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH). The lack of attention was put forth as evidence of an anti-psychoanalytic bias at NIMH. I replied that, although, an anti-psychoanalytic bias might exist that it is necessary for psychoanalysts to realize that the purpose of NIMH is to fund research that will lead to reductions in public mental health problems and improved treatments for those problems. I further noted that although many psychoanalysts work with people who are diagnosed with severe psychopathology, psychoanalysts have largely (more…)
Click Here to View: Lullaby by Joshua Z. Weinstein in The New York Times on October 10. 2015.
Teaching in China One psychoanalysts account
Arlene Kramer Richards
Having devoted most of my energy and passion to the practice of clinical psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy, and to teaching and writing about it, I was amazed to find that my past decade has been devoted to psychoanalytic administration. This began when a Chinese psychiatrist contacted me by e-mail to invite me to teach in China. She explained that there was an enormous problem with the suicide of young women. This was a social as well as a personal problem because there were too few young women as a result of the abortions of female fetuses that resulted from the one child policy imposed on a society that relied on sons to support aging parents. The (more…)
Click Here to Read: Is Depression Treatable with a Mobile Phone App? with David C. Mohr, Galit Atlas, Dror Ben-Zeev, Matthew Hertenstein in The New York Times on September 22, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: OxyContin Is Not for Kids By Peter Shumlin in The New York Times on September 21, 2015.
Click Here to Read: When Crime Pays: J&J’s Drug Risperdal by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on September. 17, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Over the course of 20 years, Johnson & Johnson created a powerful drug, promoted it illegally to children and the elderly, covered up the side effects and made billions of dollars. This is the inside story.
By Steven Brill on the Huffington Post website.
Click Here to Read: J.&J. to Pay $2.2 Billion in Risperdal Settlement By Katie Thomas in The New York Times on November 4, 2013.
Click Here to Read: I (don’t) believe in God on the Beacon Hebrew Alliance Website.
Click Here to Read: There Is No Theory of Everything By Simon Critchley in The New York Times on September 12, 2015.
Click Here to Read: The Next Genocide by Timothy Snyder in The New York Times on September 12, 2015.
In Bangladesh, millions of people have been displaced by floods and the rising sea level.
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Click Here to Read: G.O.P. Anti-Gay Bigotry Threatens First Amendment By The Editorial Board in The New York Times on September 12, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Not Just About the Psychologists by Brigadier General (Ret) Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D. on the Huffington Post blog on September 8, 2015.