Archive for the 'General News' Category

Sarah Palin, This Is What PTSD Is Really Like

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Sarah Palin, This Is What PTSD Is Really Like By Nate Bethea in The New York Times on January 22, 2016.

How Beauty Can Help Us Empathize

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Beauty Can Help Us Empathize by Faheem Haider on the Hyperallergic website on January 20, 2016.

“David Brooks, the Tolstoyan Mystic” (all images by the author for Hyperallergi

Prehistoric Massacre Hints at War Among Hunter-Gatherers

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Prehistoric Massacre Hints at War Among Hunter-Gatherers By James Gorman in The New York Times on January 20, 2016.

The skeleton of a man found on the ancient shore of Lake Turkana in Kenya. Scientists say the skull is 10,000 years old and has wounds apparently made by a blunt tool. CreditMarta Mirazon Lahr

New Guidelines Nudge Doctors to Give Patients Access to Medical Records

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New Guidelines Nudge Doctors to Give Patients Access to Medical Records by Robert Pear in The New York Times on January 16, 2016.

Christopher S. Moore with his son, Oliver, 4, who has a rare genetic disorder. Mr. Moore said he had difficulty getting Oliver’s full medical records.
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How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose: Deaths Ripples Across America

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose: Deaths Ripples Across America By Haeyoun Park and Matthew Bloch in The New York Times on January. 19, 2016.

Bronx School Embraces a New Tool in Counseling: Hip-Hop

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Bronx School Embraces a New Tool in Counseling: Hip-Hop By Winnie Hujan in The New York Times on January 19, 2016.

Elijah Harris, 14, right, from New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science II, and the rapper Lil Bibby on a morning talk show hosted by Sway Calloway on Sirius XM Radio.CreditSam Hodgson for The New York Times. 

For Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Black Leaders as Obituaries Portrayed Them

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: For Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Black Leaders as Obituaries Portrayed Them By Sam Roberts in The New York Times on January 18, 2016.

Emma Freud: My evening with Sigmund Freud

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Emma Freud: My evening with Sigmund Freud – the great grandfather I know so little about Having grown up being told little about her great-grandfather, Emma decides it’s time her own family find about his history on the Telegraph website on January 18, 2016.

Sigmund Freud seated in his study contemplating a carved figurine (possibly Japanese) on his desk in 1937.

Where Police Violence Encounters Mental Illness

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Where Police Violence Encounters Mental Illness by By Matthew Epperson in The New York Times on January 13, 2016.

Psychoanalysis seeing rapid rise in popularity

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis seeing rapid rise in popularity by a Staff Writer on the Brock Press website on
January 12, 2016.

When Philosophy Lost Its Way

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: When Philosophy Lost Its Way By Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle in the New York Times on January 11, 2016.

Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health by Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC on the Psychiatry Advisor website on January 11, 2016.

Facing racial discrimination has been shown to increase depression among African Americans in particular

New Evidence that Antidepressants Are Causing an Epidemic of Violence

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New Evidence that Antidepressants Are Causing an Epidemic of Violence by ANH-USA on the AHN-USA.org website on September 29, 2015.

The Transgender Battle Line: Childhood

Monday, January 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Transgender Battle Line: Childhood By Debra W. Soh in The Wall Street Journal in January 4, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Symposium 2016: Sexuality and Its Discontents on this website.

The Joy of Psyching Myself Out

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Joy of Psyching Myself Out­ by Maria Konnikovca in The New York Times on January9. 2016.

A Placebo Treatment for Pain

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Placebo Treatment for Pain by Jo Marchant in The New York Times on January 9. 2016.

History of the IPA

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  History of the IPA on the International Psychoanalytical Association  website.

A Day in the Life with Chronic Illness

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A Day in the Life with Chronic Illness: A blow-by-blow account of daily life with chronic pain and illness by Toni Bernhard J.D. on her “Turning Straw Into Gold Blog on the Psychology Today blogs on January 7, 2016.

Gun Control Explained

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Gun Control Explained by Richard Pérez-Peña in The New York Times on October 7, 2015.

Thucydides on the Plague

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Thucydides on the Plague on the Livius.org website.