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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

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.

England’s Mental Health Experiment: No-Cost Talk Therapy

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   England’s Mental Health Experiment: No-Cost Talk Therapy By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on July 24, 2017.

At an office for Healthy Minds in High Wycombe, England, psychological well-being practitioners perform hourlong evaluations over the phone to decide what type of therapy is most appropriate for people who call asking for help. CreditAndrew Testa for The New York Times

Psychiatry group tells members they can defy ‘Goldwater rule’ and comment on Trump’s mental health

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Former Sen. Barry Goldwater is pictured speaking, Aug. 1967. (AP Photo)

Click Here to Read: Psychiatry group tells members they can defy ‘Goldwater rule’ and comment on Trump’s mental health By Sharon Begley on the StatNews website on July 25, 2017.

The “Goldwater rule,” named for 1964 presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, prohibits psychiatrists from offering opinions about the mental state of public figures.

Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology at the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology at the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center.

Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: How the First Video Archive of Holocaust Testimonies Was Established

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: How the First Video Archive of Holocaust Testimonies Was Established on the Holocaust Testimonies website.

President Trump’s first six months

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: President Trump’s first six months: The fact-check tally By Glenn Kessler, Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Meg Kelly in the Washington Post on July 20, 2017.

Six months into President Trump’s term, he has made 836 misleading claims, averaging 4.6 per day. (Video: Meg Kelly/Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

NEA, NEH, and Smithsonian Would Lose Millions in Funding in House Appropriations Committee Bill

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: NEA, NEH, and Smithsonian Would Lose Millions in Funding in House Appropriations Committee Bill
The Committee’s Interior and Environment Appropriations bill now goes before the Senate, where a final federal budget for 2018 will be hammered out in the coming months by Benjamin Sutton on the HyperAllergic Website on July 18, 2017.

Signs at the Women’s March on Washington (photo by Jillian Steinhauer/Hyperallergic)

Businessman Bill Browder Details Dealings With Russian Laywer Tied To Trump

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read and Listen To:  Businessman Bill Browder Details Dealings With Russian Laywer Tied To Trump with Bill Browder Interviewed by Kelly McEvers on the NPR Website on July 13, 2017.

Natalia Veselnitskaya

Of Politics, Science, and Gender Identity

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Of Politics, Science, and Gender Identity: The views of the Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Paul R. McHugh on LGBTQ identities seem to turn scientific nuance into a partisan fog by Michael Schulson on the UNdark website on July 17, 2017.

The Watergate Comparison

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Watergate Comparison: Why Trump is no Nixon, and why this political scandal is so much worse than that one
By Paul Berman on the Tablet Website on July 17, 2017.

All the Lonely People—Where Do They All Come From?

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   All the Lonely People—Where Do They All Come From? Feeling lonely even when you’re not alone David Ludden Ph.D. on his Talking Apes Blog on the Psychology Today blogs on July 15, 2017.

Click Here to Purchase: Encounters with Loneliness:  Only the Lonely by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucile Spira, and Arthur A. Lynch from IPBooks.net

 

Is Donald Trump Mentally Ill? Part 2

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Is Donald Trump Mentally Ill? Part 2 – 5 Professors of Psychiatry Say Donald Trump is “unraveling” and Call on Congress “to remove him from office” by Richard Greene on the Huffington Post website on July 12, 2017.

Moral Vacuum in the House of Trump

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Moral Vacuum in the House of Trump by David Brooks in The New York Times on July 14, 2017.

Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower in New York. CreditJustin Lane/European Pressphoto Agency.

 Transformational Leadership and the Prospects for Peace

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Transformational Leadership and the Prospects for Peace: The hard reality is that change is not self-generating; yet transformative change is possible, and it starts with transformative leaders by Daniel Kurtzer on the Palestine Israel Journal website on Vol.22 No.2 & 3, 2017.

Trump admires Putin, but he doesn’t understand him

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Trump admires Putin, but he doesn’t understand him: American presidents have been getting Russia wrong for years. But Friday’s fiasco was different By Leon Aron on the Politico.au webiste on July 11, 2017.

Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin at the opening of the G20 summit in Hamburg | Steffen Kugler/BPA via Getty Images

The roots of Saudi Arabia’s harsh system of justice

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The roots of Saudi Arabia’s harsh system of justice: The desert kingdom has few written laws or established procedures other than the Qur’an By Evan Dyer on the CBC News website on January 16, 2016.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, King Salman’s nephew, is one of the two new powers in the kingdom. As minister of the interior, he oversaw the mass executions that included Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr earlier this month. (Reuters)

How We Are Ruining America

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How We Are Ruining America by David Brooks in The New York Times on July 11, 2017.

CreditMike Blake/Reuters

New study shows Clinton lost election because of growing working class opposition to war

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   New study shows Clinton lost election because of growing working class opposition to war By Eric London On the World Socialist Web Site on July 8, 2017.