Archive for the 'General News' Category

Below the surface of Louis Theroux’s LA Stories: City of Dogs

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Below the surface of Louis Theroux’s LA Stories: City of Dogs By Charles Thorpe and Norisa Diaz on The World Socialist Web Site on July 23, 2014.

Louis Theroux’s City of Dogs. Photograph: Steve Schofield/BBC

An Eye to the Past Can Help Guide the Future

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  An Eye to the Past Can Help Guide the Future By Carl Richards in The New York Times on July 21, 2014.

Beth Israel Opens Mental Health Notes To Some Patients

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Listen to:  Beth Israel Opens Mental Health Notes To Some Patients by Sacha Pfeiffer on Wbur Website on July 21, 2014.

Kansas State Historical Society places historic Menninger records online

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Kansas State Historical Society places historic Menninger records online By Beccy Tanner in the The Wichita Eagle on September 5, 2012.

Pope demands justice for AMIA Jewish center attack

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Pope demands justice for AMIA Jewish center attack: Friend Claudio Epelman of the Latin American Jewish Congress shot video last month when he visited Francis at the Vatican by Nicole Winfield anhd Almudena Calatrava in The Times of Israel on July 18, 2014.

Meet the “Queen of Hysterics” Who Was Freud’s Early Muse

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Meet the “Queen of Hysterics” Who Was Freud’s Early Muse by Esther Inglis-Arkell on the IO0 website on July 14, 2014.

Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Click Here to View: Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail by Micheal Winerip and Michael Schwirtz in The New York Times on July 14, 2014.

Video | A Beating at Rikers Andre Lane talks about a confrontation he had with correction officers at Rikers. This incident is one of 129 documented cases of beatings that resulted in severe injuries to inmates.

Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches By Marisa Fox in The New York Times on July 11, 2014.

Patty Powers, a recovery coach and a former addict, listening to a client in Central Park. Some clients require that she identify herself as something else. “My mom clients are the most terrified of being found out,” she said. Credit Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times        

The end of an era for Michael Murphy

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The end of an era for Michael Murphy By Vickie Maye in the Irish Examiner webssite on July 13, 2014.

For the Sake of Science: The hot, messy psychology of intimacy in Masters of Sex

Friday, July 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: For the Sake of Science: The hot, messy psychology of intimacy in Masters of Sex By Willa Paskin on the Slate website.

Michael Sheen, center, stars in Masters of Sex.

Yidstock 2014: The joy of oy!

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Yidstock 2014: The joy of oy! by Richie Davis on The Recorder website on July 9, 2014.

What the Therapist Thinks About You

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: What the Therapist Thinks About You byJan Hoffman in The NewYork Times on  July 7, 2014.

APsaA June 2014 Annual Meeting Photos

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  APsaA June 2014 Annual Meeting Photos. New photos added on July 8th, 2014.

How Could Lacanian Theory Contribute to DSM-5?

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How Could Lacanian Theory Contribute to DSM-5?  Discussion of diagnosis of Bipolar disorder and the controversy around grief versus clinical depression  by Magdalena  Romanowicz and Raul Moncayo  on The European Journal of Psychoanalysis website.

Land of the Free, Unless You’re a Woman

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Land of the Free, Unless You’re a Woman By William Rivers Pitt on the Truthout website on July 4, 2014.

Facebook finally apologises for secretly manipulating nearly 1m people’s accounts in huge psychology experiment

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Facebook finally apologises for secretly manipulating nearly 1m people’s accounts in huge psychology experiment by Jennifer Newton on the Daily Mail website on July 3, 2014.

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It emerged at the weekend that Facebook allowed researchers to manipulate content as part of a study into emotions

Another Anniversary on July 4th

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jews in Nazi-Occupied Poland: The Kielce Pogrom (July 4, 1946) by Bozena Szaynok on the Jewish Virtual Library Web Site.

Stop Telling Your Depressed Friends to “Cheer Up”

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Stop Telling Your Depressed Friends to “Cheer Up” It’s more helpful to express that their feelings are valid By Jesse Singal in the Slate website on June 29, 2014.

The Return of Psychosocial Relevance in a Biochemical Age

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   The Return of Psychosocial Relevance in a Biochemical Age By Roger P. Greenberg, PhD  on the National Register of Health Service Psychologists website.

How to Digitally Avoid Taking It to the Grave

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: How to Digitally Avoid Taking It to the Grave By Thomas J. Fitzgerald in The New York Times on July 2, 2014.