Archive for the 'Editorials' Category

We’ve nothing to fear from Freud

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  We’ve nothing to fear from Freud by Adam DeVille on the Catholic Herald website on November 16, 2017.

 Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims: Patients and therapists should ignore new guidelines for treating trauma by Jonathan Shedler Ph.D. on his Psychologically Minded blog on teh Psychology Today blogs on November 19, 2017.

Desperate Man/Bark

The Elephant in Sigmund Freud’s Consulting Room

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Elephant in Sigmund Freud’s Consulting Room by Rebecca Coffeyon her Bejeezus Out of Me blog on the Psychology Today on November 17, 2017.

An Unexpected Sight in the Rearview Mirror

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   An Unexpected Sight in the Rearview Mirror: Insight can occur in surprising situations if a dynamic perspective is employed by Lawerence Blum on this Beyond Freud blog on the Psychology Today blots on November 12, 2017.

 

Psychoanalysis: training or learning by Ahmed Fayak

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis: training or learning by Ahmed Fayak on his Psychoanalytic Notes blog on November 11, 2017.

What Not To Do When The Boss Is A Sexual Predator

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read: What Not To Do When The Boss Is A Sexual Predator by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on November 5, 2017.

 

The Promise of Ecstasy for PTSD

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Promise of Ecstasy for PTSD By Khaliya in The New York Times on November 3, 2017.

How Absentee Fathers Affect Women’s Sexuality

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How Absentee Fathers Affect Women’s Sexuality: A new study reveals an intriguing consequence of having a disengaged dad by Katherine Schreiber and Heather Hausenblas Ph.D. on their The Truth About Exercise Addiction blog on the Psychology Today blogs on November 3, 2017.

Blaming Mental Health Won’t Solve Gun Violence Says APsaA

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Blaming Mental Health Won’t Solve Gun Violence Says APsaA Submitted by wtene@apsa.org on the APsaA.org website on November 6, 2017.

Statement of the APA President in Response to Texas Church Shootings

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Calling it a ‘mental health problem’ distracts from finding real solutions to gun violence, Putente says
WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of APA President Antonio E. Puente, PhD, in response to the shootings at a Texas church that left at least 26 people dead and 20 others wounded, and President Trump’s assertion that the attack was a “mental health problem”:

“The vast majority of people with mental illness are not violent. A complex combination of risk factors, including a history of domestic violence, violent misdemeanor crimes and substance use disorders, increases the likelihood of people using a firearm against themselves or others.

“Firearm prohibitions for these high-risk groups have been shown to reduce gun violence. The suspect in this case, Devin Patrick Kelley, exhibited several of these red flags. (more…)

Engulfed By Madness: Abnormal Times Defy Normal Explanations

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Engulfed By Madness: Abnormal Times Defy Normal Explanations by Ian Mitroff on the Huffington Post website on October 25,2017.

 This former surgeon general says there’s a ‘loneliness epidemic’ and work is partly to blame

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   This former surgeon general says there’s a ‘loneliness epidemic’ and work is partly to blame By Jena McGregor in the Washington Post on October 4, 2017.

Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy says he thinks “of loneliness as an epidemic because it affects a great number of people in our country but also because one person’s loneliness can have an impact on another person.” (Charles Dharapak/AP)

 Anti-Semitism in the alt-right age: It’s “the bellwether of society”

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Anti-Semitism in the alt-right age: It’s “the bellwether of society”: Salon talks to the Midwest Director of the Anti-Defamation League about the emboldening of hate by the right by David Masciotra on the Salon website on October 7, 2017.

Separated Realities by Ahmed Fayek

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Separated Realities by Ahmed Fayek on his Psychoanalytic Notes blog on October 6, 2017

The Communist Party’s Party People Red Century

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Communist Party’s Party People Red Century by Alessandra Stanley in The New York Times on October. 2, 2017.

Louise Bransten was subpoenaed by the House Un-American Activities Subcommittee but refused to answer questions. CreditBettmann Archive/Getty Images

Is Donald Trump actually crazy? 27 mental-health experts offer up their conclusions (Commentary)

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Is Donald Trump actually crazy? 27 mental-health experts offer up their conclusions (Commentary) on the Oregon Live website on September 19, 2017.

President Donald Trump (AP)

Heather Heyer’s cousin: Racism will get worse unless we stop it now

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Heather Heyer’s cousin: Racism will get worse unless we stop it now By Diana Ratcliff on the CNN News Website on August 20, 2017

Donald Trump’s arts council sends resignation letter to White House – with a hidden message

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump’s arts council sends resignation letter to White House – with a hidden message by Evan Bartlett on August 19th 2017.

The White House claimed it already planned to disband the committee (Picture: Getty)

Why did Trump pardon Arpaio?

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Why did Trump pardon Arpaio? Because he sees himself in the former sheriff By Catherine Rampell in the Washington Post on August August 28, 2017.

Post editorial writer Quinta Jurecic says President Trump’s reprehensible, and legal, pardon of former sheriff Joe Arpaio reveals weaknesses in the American system of government. (Gillian Brockell, Kate Woodsome/The Washington Post)

For Whom Has Trump Made America Great? The Resistance with Keith Olbermann

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   For Whom Has Trump Made America Great? The Resistance with Keith Olbermann on YouTube.