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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

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Division News
President’s Message

By Marilyn Vharles, PhD and Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD

Over the past year, we have witnessed a series of events involving violence against racial and ethnic minorities, particularly African Americans. As mental health professionals, we know that these events reflect systemic injustice connected with a longstanding history of racism and xenophobia in the United States and elsewhere. As (more…)

Divorce Equality: Unhappiness can undo both straight and gay marriages

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Divorce Equality: Unhappiness can undo both straight and gay marriages Post published by The Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group Blog on the Psychology Today blogs on March 2, 2015.

American Ballet Theater and Fired Worker to Go to Trial Over His Temper

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: American Ballet Theater and Fired Worker to Go to Trial Over His Temper by Rachel I. Swarns in The New York Times on March 1, 2015.

Frank La Mantia, 57, the former head carpenter for American Ballet Theater, was with the company for more than 20 years until his firing in 2011.

Psychiatric Drug Overuse Is Cited by Federal Study

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Psychiatric Drug Overuse Is Cited by Federal Study By Robert Pear in The New York Times on March 1, 2015.

Medicating Women’s Feelings

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Medicating Women’s Feelings By Julie Holland in The New York Times on February 28, 2015,

A Visit to the Kitchen of the British Royals’ Favorite Chef

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A Visit to the Kitchen of the British Royals’ Favorite Chef: Anton Mosimann prepared the wedding banquet for Prince William and Kate Middleton. Here, the Swiss chef talks about the kind of clean, simple cooking the royals fell in love Edited from an interview with Paul Levy in The Wall Street Journal on February 26, 2015.

A Disease Doctors Refuse to See

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A Disease Doctors Refuse to See :Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Needs Effective Treatments By Julie Rehmeyer in The New York Times on February 25, 2015.

The Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis Nexus: “Mental Disorders” Drives Big Pharma Profit and Social Control

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis Nexus: “Mental Disorders” Drives Big Pharma Profit and Social Control By Joachim Hagopian on the Global Research website on February 23, 2015.

Analysts’ couch therapy is a ‘shrinking’ profession

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Analysts’ couch therapy is a ‘shrinking’ profession By Susannah Cahalan in The New York Post on February 22, 2015.

Sheep or goat? Chinese New Year is more about substance than zodiac creature

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sheep or goat? Chinese New Year is more about substance than zodiac creature on the Japan Times News website on February 20, 2015.

The Jewish Journey: America

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Journey: America Premieres March 3, 2015 on PBS.

Click Here to Read: “Jewish Journey” To Premiere March 3 on the Times Herald.com website on February 21, 2015,

Click Here to Read: The Jewish Journey on this Website.

A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech to Three White Murderers

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech to Three White Murderers By National Public Radio  February 19, 2015.

Why Do We Have War & What Can Our Generation Do About It?” A Conversation with Dr. Vamık D. Volk

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: “Why Do We Have War & What Can Our Generation Do About It?” A Conversation with Dr. Vamık D. Volkan on the Vimeo Website.

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime, A Ted Talk by Nadine Burke Harris on the Ted Website.

Uncovered Letter Reveals Freud’s Surprisingly Evolved Take On Homosexuality

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Uncovered Letter Reveals Freud’s Surprisingly Evolved Take On Homosexuality on the Queerty website.

PBS documentary traces 350 years of Jewish migration

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: PBS documentary traces 350 years of Jewish migration by Tom Tugend on the Jewish History website on February 19, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Jewish Journey: America on this Website.

German emigrants boarding a Hamburg-Amerika Line ship at the port of Hamburg. Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

‘Out of My Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth’

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ‘Out of My Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth’ What I learned from watching a week of Russian TV. By Gary Shteyngarth in The New York Times Magazine on February 18, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Writer’s Wednesday: Gary Shteyngart on this website.

Voices of Auschwitz

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here To Read and Listen To:  Voices of Auschwitz on the CNN Website.

Doctors Strive to Do Less Harm by Inattentive Care

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Doctors Strive to Do Less Harm by Inattentive Care by Gina Kolata in The New York Times on February 17, 2015.

Dr. Michael Bennick, center, medical director for patient experience at Yale-New Haven Hospital, handles concerns about care.
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Freud On How To Forget The Past

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Freud On How To Forget The Past by Bret Kahr on the Huffington Post website on February 17, 2015.