Archive for the 'General News' Category

The Arab Uprisings and Self-Determination – The Missed Opportunity

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Essay:   The Arab Uprisings and Self-Determination – The Missed Opportunity on the Karl ReMarks blog on  December 16,  2013.

Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Man’s Soul

Friday, December 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Man’s Soul by Frances Levy on the Huffington Post website on December 27, 2013.

E.R. Costs for Mentally Ill Soar, and Hospitals Seek Better Way

Friday, December 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  E.R. Costs for Mentally Ill Soar, and Hospitals Seek Better Way By Julie Creswell in The New York Times on December 25, 2013.

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Michael Lyons, a paramedic, and his partner prepare to screen a man with a known history of mental illness in Wake County, N.C.

Christmas Group Therapy

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

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For the Mentally Ill, Finding Treatment Grows Harder

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: For the Mentally Ill, Finding Treatment Grows Harder: New health-care law may add to crunch for enough treatment by Gary Fields and Jennifer Corbett Dooren in the Wall Street Journal on December 20, 2013.

WSJ reporter Gary Fields discusses his series about the shortage of treatment for the mentally ill and its impact on families, communities and the criminal justice system.

The Arc of Justice and the Long Run

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Arc of Justice and the Long Run By Rebecca Solnit on the Reader Support News website on  December 14, 2013.

It’s the Most Unknowable Time of the Year

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   It’s the Most Unknowable Time of the Year By Gary Shteyngart  in The New York Times on  December 24, 2013.

A New Focus on Depression

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: A New Focus on Depression By Richard A. Friedman, M.D. in The New York Times on December 23, 2013.

Mere Anarchy by Harvey Roy Greenfeld

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

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It’s still far too early in the aftermath of the lethal game which James Holmes played out in an Aurora, Colorado multiplex to get more than a shadow of a read about his motivation, his master narrative. Psychoanalysts possess a native madness to interpret – it’s in our blood. A few details have emerged about Holmes, but hardly enough to piece together a coherent picture of his inner life, or the external circumstances which might have precipitated his murderous scenario. (more…)

When the Right to Bear Arms Includes the Mentally Ill

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: When the Right to Bear Arms Includes the Mentally Ill By Michael Luo and Mike McIntire in The New York Times on December 21, 2013.

Mr. Laird was killed in a confrontation with a schizophrenic man.

The Last Bonaparte: The Extraordinary Life of Princess Marie Bonaparte

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Last Bonaparte: The Extraordinary Life of Princess Marie Bonaparte on the Scandalous Women website on December January 20, 2011.

Barack Obama Is Not George W. Bush

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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Click Here To Read:   Barack Obama Is Not George W. Bush By Jonathan Chait in New York magazine on December 20, 2013.

N.S.A. Spied on Allies, Aid Groups and Businesses

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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Click Here to Read: N.S.A. Spied on Allies, Aid Groups and Businesses By James Glanz and Andrew W. Lehren in The New York Times on December 20, 2013.

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Satellite dishes in Cornwall, England, at an outpost of Britain’s General Communications Headquarters. The agency has worked closely with the United States.

Noah’s Story

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Noah’s Story: 60 Minutes Classic Family Struggles With A Brain-Damaged, Autistic Son on the CBS News 60 Minutes website in May 2000.

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Letters to David Werman from Anna Freud

Friday, December 20th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Letters to David Werman from Anna Freud.




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Psychotherapy’s Image Problem

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The evidence-based practice of psychotherapy: Facing the challenges that lie ahead☆ by Brandon A. Gaudiano & Ivan W. Miller  in Clinical Psychology Review Volume 33, Issue 7,  November 2013, Pages 813–824.

 

Heal thy neighbor

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Heal thy neighbor: Mental health services recruit locals to help residents of poor and war-torn countries by Bruce Bower on the Science Neww Website on November 29, 2013.

State of Psychoanalysis Worldwide: Introduction to Estates General of Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   State of Psychoanalysis Worldwide: Introduction to Estates General of Psychoanalysis (July 8, 2000) by Elisabeth Roudinesco in the Journal of  European  Psychoanalysis, Number 10-11 – Winter-Fall 2000 on the Psychomedia Journal website.

Hope in the midst of pain: Readers respond to mental illness struggle

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

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Click Here to Read and View:  Hope in the midst of pain: Readers respond to mental illness struggle By Wayne Drash on the CNN website on December 16, 2013.

The Documented Life

Monday, December 16th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: The Documented Life By Sherry Turkle in The New York Times on December 15, 2013.