Archive for the 'General News' Category

After Germanwings Crash, Testing of Pilots’ Mental Health in Spotlight

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: After Germanwings Crash, Testing of Pilots’ Mental Health in Spotlight by Erik Ortiz and Alastair Jamieson on the NBC News Website on March 27, 2015,

Erasmus Hall High School

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Erasmus Hall High School on the nycago.org website.

Mad, sad or bad: The psychology of murder-suicide

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Mad, sad or bad: The psychology of murder-suicide on the Expatia website on March 26, 2015.

The Shock of the Pretty: James Meek writes about ‘Mad Men’

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Shock of the Pretty: James Meek writes about ‘Mad Men’ in the London Times in the April 9, 2015 Issue.

Betty Draper and Don Draper, with their children, in season three of ‘Mad Men’.

New NIMH strategic plan aims to focus, accelerate mental health research

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: New NIMH strategic plan aims to focus, accelerate mental health research on the National Institutes of Health Website on March 26, 2015

2015 is already the year of the health-care hack — and it’s only going to get worse

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 2015 is already the year of the health-care hack — and it’s only going to get worse by Andrea Peterson in the Washington Post on March 20, 2015.

(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Burn us at the stake: Comments on a Commentary by Edward Shorter

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Burn us at the stake: Comments on a Commentary by Edward Shorter by Eric M. Plakun, MD, DLFAPA, FACPsych on the Austen Riggs website on March 26, 2015.

NIH Strategic Plan for MH research from Deborah Peel

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Friends and Colleagues:

New NIMH strategic plan aims to focus, accelerate mental health research

More bad news: Currently NIH and all research is predicated on two approaches:

1) The research and public health loopholes in HIPAA allow

research w/o patient knowledge or consent to be done by ANY entity
that claims to do research, such as IBM and Lexis Nexis. These (more…)

Co-pilot of Germanwings plane ‘crashed aircraft deliberately’

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Co-pilot of Germanwings plane ‘crashed aircraft deliberately’ on the Independent website on March 26, 2015.

Why Should a Jew Care Whether Christianity Lives or Dies?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why Should a Jew Care Whether Christianity Lives or Dies? by David Gelernter on the First Things website on March 24, 2015.

Becoming Moses

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Becoming Moses by Matthew Fishbane on the Tablet Magazine

You offal avoiders are missing out on a treat

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: You offal avoiders are missing out on a treat:
The parts of the animal discarded by butchers in Britain are a delicacy elsewhere in the world By Paul Levy on the Telegraph website on March 24, 2015.

Stevie Parle’s lamb sweetbreads with salted lemons, peas, olives and salad Photo: HEATHCLIFF O’MALLEY

American Doctors Are Killing Themselves and No One Is Talking About It

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: American Doctors Are Killing Themselves and No One Is Talking About It by Gabrielle Glazer on the Daily Beast Website on March 23, 2015.

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast

Man freed after 20 years in prison for Waukegan murder gets $20 million

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View:Man freed after 20 years in prison for Waukegan murder gets $20 million by Dan Hinkel and Steve Mills in the Chicago Tribune.

Juan Rivera, Jr.

Madeleine Kunin Never Felt Anti-Semitism in Vermont — but Switzerland Was Different Story

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Madeleine Kunin Never Felt Anti-Semitism in Vermont — but Switzerland Was Different Story.  Trailblazing Governor Felt Hatred in Europe by Madeleine May Kunin in The Jewish Daily Forward on March 20, 2015.

The New Yorker Magazine’s Roz Chast to Keynote Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The New Yorker Magazine’s Roz Chast to Keynote Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit, Award-Winning Cartoonist to Share Empathy & Humor From Her Memoir “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?”HUMAN SPIRIT AWARD TO BE PRESENTED IN MEMORY OF STEVEN LaVOIE

Please Be Disturbed: Triggering Can Be Good for You, Kids.

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Please Be Disturbed: Triggering Can Be Good for You, Kids. Brutalities cry for attention. Attention to the appalling causes disturbance. Deal with it. You’re at school to be disturbed. by Todd Gitlin on The Tablet Website on March 13, 2015.

Photo illustration: Tablet Magazine; background photo: Triumph of the Will (1935) via YouTube; foreground photo: Shutterstock)

 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Does Not Exist

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Does Not Exist By JAY WATTS on the Mad in American Website on March 19, 2015.

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. (more…)

The Therapy Relationship in Psychodynamic Therapy versus CBT

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Therapy Relationship in Psychodynamic Therapy versus CBT.  Not all therapy relationships are therapeutic Post by Jonathan Shedler PhD in the Psychology Minded blog on the Psychology Today blogs on March 18, 2015.