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The Liberation of Growing Old

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Liberation of Growing Old By Anne Karpf in The New York Times on January 3, 2015.

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Get Started in Integrated Care by Picking Up the Phone

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Get Started in Integrated Care by Picking Up the Phone by John Kern, M.D. on the Psychiatric News Website.

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S. Freud, T. Szasz, J. Kagan, J.S.Mill, K. Marx, S. Akhtar, D.H. Lawrence… on IP.net from Sasha Rolde

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Dear Colleagues:

As the winter doldrums continue and the violence in the world is keeping up pace, our government threatens a partial shut down and children face a much longer school year due to snow days, what good is there happening on our planet? I turn to the international psychoanalytic website, as it is usually pretty accurate in how it follows national and international events and trends , for solace.

I give you a choice of view posts which I have picked out, followed by the (more…)

Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature by Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings website.

Denied: When insurance companies deny the mentally ill the treatment their doctors prescribe, seriously ill people are often discharged, and can be a danger to themselves or others

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Denied: When insurance companies deny the mentally ill the treatment their doctors prescribe, seriously ill people are often discharged, and can be a danger to themselves or others by Scott Pelley on the 60 Minutes CBS News Website.

Katherine West

 

Troeltsch in Context

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Troeltsch in Context by Constance L. Benson.

This Article originally appeared as Bemson, Constance L. (2002). Troeltsch in Context.  British Journal  of the History of Philosophy 10(4): 653-664 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Note from Brian D’Agustino: Anti-Semitism in American academia has a long history.  Constance L. Benson is a religion scholar who exposed anti-Semitic skeletons in the closet of (more…)

A Jewish Ghetto Worth Saving

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A Jewish Ghetto Worth Saving: The ghetto that trapped Venice’s Jews is getting a renovation after 500 years By Livia Albeck-Ripka on The Tablet Website on December 30, 2014.

Einstein and Stupidity

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click here to Read:  Einstein and Stupidity by Dr. Jeff Rubin on his Dr. Jeffrey Rubin blog on December 29, 2014.

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Real Jews are scarce in Warsaw, but ‘lucky Jew’ figurines are everywhere

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Real Jews are scarce in Warsaw, but ‘lucky Jew’ figurines are everywhere: Poles can’t get enough of the statuettes — little musicians, rabbis, merchants and bankers, with crooked noses and forked beards; some scholars fear they’re reinforcing the most dangerous of stereotypes BY Ilan Ben Zion in the Times of Israel on December 29, 2014.

75 Years In The Making: Harvard Just Released Its Epic Study On What Men Need To Live A Happy Life

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Click Here to Read:HarvardHappiness  75 Years In The Making: Harvard Just Released Its Epic Study On What Men Need To Live A Happy Life on the Feelguide website on April 29, 2013.

Public transit tops list of the most depressing jobs

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Public transit tops list of the most depressing jobs By Chris Perez in The New York Post on December 25, 2014.

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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.

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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.

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