Archive for the 'General News' Category

France’s Troubled Liberation

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: France’s Troubled Liberation By Alan Riding in The New York Times on August 24, 2014.

Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples on the Z News website on August 10, 2014.

When a Change in Talk Therapy for Depression Is Needed

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  When a Change in Talk Therapy for Depression Is Needed Talk therapy is an effective treatment for major depression, but not without the right type of therapy and therapist. Here’s how to know if it’s time for a change. By Marie Suszynski Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD on the Every Day Health website on July 30, 2014.

Study hints of jealousy in dogs

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Study hints of jealousy in dogs By Sue Manning in the Southeast Missourian on August 24, 2014.

Emotion researcher Christine Harris, professor of psychology at the University of California-San Diego.
(Steve Harris/University of California-San Diego ~ Associated Press)

 

Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness?

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness? Experts on both sides of the debate over the classification of mental disorders make their case by Simon Wessely in The Observer May 11, 2013.

Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle British Psychological Society to launch attack on rival profession, casting doubt on biomedical model of mental illness by Jamie Doward in The Observer, May 11, 2013.

British psychologists are to say that current psychiatric diagnoses such as bipolar disorder are useless. Photograph: Justin Paget/Fuse/Getty

Trial Testimony in Brown et Al. V Board of Education of Topeka: Louisa Holt

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Trial Testimony in Brown et Al. V Board of Education of Topeka: Louisa Holt United States Dictrict Court District of Kansas.

Click Here to Read:  Psychology Sunday: Kenneth B. Clark, Mamie Phipps Clark and Stuart W. Cook on this website.

Click Here to Read: The Rapaport/Holt Letters on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net on this website. . Louisa Holt was Bob Holt’s first wife.

Click Here too Read: Psychology Sunday: Robert Holt on this website.

YIVO Digital Archive on Jewish Life in Poland

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: YIVO Digital Archive on Jewish Life in Poland.

Portrait of Four Sisters:  Maza, Berta,  Fanya and Sonia Lewin in Bialystock 1915.

The Body in the Street

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Body in the Street By Charles P. Pierce in Esquire Magazine on August 22, 2014

A tour of a little Catskills resort with a large heart

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A tour of a little Catskills resort with a large heart. As the last of the great Borscht Belt hotels is demolished, a look at the working-class ‘kochelein,’ where punchlines were in Yiddish by Uriel Heilman in The Times of Israel on August 22, 2014.

The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Click Here To Read: The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture By Aki Peritz on The Washington Post website on August 22, 2014,

Iraq’s cultural treasures are threated by Islamic State militants. (Ali Al-saadi/AFP/Getty Images)

Gautama Buddha the Unique Psychotherapist

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Gautama Buddha the Unique Psychotherapist by Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.on the LankaWeb website on August 21, 2014.

ISIS Savagery Explained

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: ISIS Savagery Explained: Five reasons why human beings are capable of savage inhumanity. Ian H. Robertson, Ph.D. on his The Winner Effect effect blog on the Psychology Today blogs on August 18, 2014.

Why the Holocaust Occurred in Germany, and Why So Few Resisted

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Why the Holocaust Occurred in Germany, and Why So Few Resisted (REVIEW) on the Algeminer website on August 11, 2014.

Barbed wire inside Auschwitz camp. Photo: Wiki Commons.

 

 

The Haskalah today

Monday, August 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Haskalah today By Peter Schattner on the Galus Australus website on August 18, 2014.
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In Ferguson, three minutes — and two lives forever changed

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: In Ferguson, three minutes — and two lives forever changed By Manuel Roig-Franzia, DeNeen L. Brown and Wesley Lowery in The Washington Post on August 16, 2014,

People gather Saturday next to a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown, located at the site where Brown was shot by police a week ago in Ferguson, Mo. (Charlie Riedel/Associated Press)

 

Robin Williams: Genius and Depression from the Same Well?

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read  Robin Williams: Genius and Depression from the Same Well? For Robin Williams, genius and depression may have sprung from the same well by Jonathan Shedler on his Psychologically Minded blong on the Psychology Today blogs on August 15, 2014.

Robin’s Pain: The Mystery of Suicide — and How to Prevent It

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Mork Talking About Loneliness Seems Incredibly Poignant After Robin Williams’ Death on this website.

Click Here to Read: Defeat Depression on this website.

Click Here to Read: ‘Coming Out’ About Depression on this website.

‘Coming Out’ About Depression

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: ‘Coming Out’ About Depression by Susan Donaldson James on the NBC news website on August 14, 2014.

Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain By Daniel J. Levittin in The New York Times on August9, 2014.