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The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014 by  By Elizabeth Plank on the Identities.mic website December 4, 2014.

The Pets in My Practice

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Pets in My Practice By Jospeh Burgo in the New York Times on December 20, 2014.

Dog Complex: Analyzing Freud’s Relationship with His Pets

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Dog Complex: Analyzing Freud’s Relationship with His Pets For All of His Work Interpreting Human Consciousness, the Famed Psychologist Rarely Delved into Our Obsession with Pets By Laurel Braitman on the Fast Company website.

Sigmund Freud with his chow, Lun.

A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying by John Tierney in The New York Times on December 15, 2014.

Courses Open to Non-Candidates at CFS

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society New – Courses Open to Non-Candidates.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society More Courses.

W.H. Auden’s Cheeky Tribute to Sigmund Freud

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: W.H. Auden’s Cheeky Tribute to Sigmund Freud by W.H. Auden on the New Republic website on December 16, 2014.

Stop Wasting Doctors’ Time

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Stop Wasting Doctors’ Time: Board-Certification Has Gone Too Far by Danielle Orfi in THe New York Times on December 15,2015.

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The State Where Giving Birth Can Be Criminal

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The State Where Giving Birth Can Be Criminal Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need by Rosa Goldensohn and Rachael Levy on The Nation website on December 10, 2014.

Psychologists’ Involvement in Torture

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Psychologists’ Involvement in Torture by Frank Summers on the Public Seminar website on December 16th, 2014.

Guantanamo prisoner street art © Walt Jabsco | Flickr

France Confronts an Ignoble Chapter

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  France Confronts an Ignoble Chapter By Mïa De La Baume in The New York Times on December 15, 2014.

The Senate Committee’s Report on the C.I.A.’s Use of Torture

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Senate Committee’s Report on the C.I.A.’s Use of Torture in The New York Times on December 9, 2014.

A Debate Between Allen Frances and Robert Whitaker

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  A Debate Between Allen Frances and Robert Whitaker on the Mad in America Website on December 2, 2014.

The ‘Skype Therapy Illusion’ And The Myth Of Functional Equivalence

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The ‘Skype Therapy Illusion’ And The Myth Of Functional Equivalence by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine Website on December 9, 2014.

CIA on the Couch: Why there would have been no torture without the psychologists

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: CIA on the Couch: Why there would have been no torture without the psychologists By Steven Reisner on the Slate website on December 12, 2014.

Major national organizations of physicians, psychiatrists, and nurses determined that their ethical obligations prohibited their members from participating in these interrogations, so what was the American Psychological Association doing?

Poland’s Jews: Under a New Roof

Friday, December 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Poland’s Jews: Under a New Roof by Shelley Salamensky in The New York Review of Books on December 6, 2014.

The reconstructed ceiling of a destroyed seventeenth-century Polish synagogue at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, October 21, 2014

Let It Go: Are we becoming a nation of hoarders?

Friday, December 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Let It Go: Are we becoming a nation of hoarders? by Joan Acocella in The New Yorker in the December 15, 2014 Issue.

Little Edie Beale in Grey Gardens, the home she shared with her mother, in 1972.CREDITPHOTOGRAPH BY TOM WARGACKI / WIREIMAGE

Cheney Calls for International Ban on Torture Reports

Friday, December 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Cheney Calls for International Ban on Torture Reports by Andy Borowitz in The New Yorker on December 9, 2014.

Wheat People vs. Rice People

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Wheat People vs. Rice People: Why Are Some Cultures More Individualistic Than Others? by T.M. Luhrmann in The New York Times on December 3, 2014.

The Skype Psychologist

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Skype Psychologist: What video-chat therapy sessions offer that in-person visits don’t by Joseph Burgo in The Atlantic Monthly on December 3, 2014.

What is psychology’s greatest achievement?

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: What is psychology’s greatest achievement? by Leonard A. Jason on the OUPblog website.

Drug overdose by Sam Metsfan (Apartment in New York). Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.