Archive for the 'General News' Category

Life’s Stories: How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Life’s Stories: How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human by Julie Beck in The Atlantic Monthly on August 10, 2015.

Widespread Child Sexual Abuse Case Rocks Pakistan

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Widespread Child Sexual Abuse Case Rocks Pakistan By Waqar Gillani and Salman Masood In The New York Times on August 9, 2015.

Children who are said to have been abused hid their faces while their mothers were interviewed by a journalist in their village in Punjab Province on Sunday.

Medical Privacy under Threat in the Age of Big Data

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 02 2015 Health Privacy Summit Deanna Fei posted by Deborah Peel on YouTube.

Click Here to Read:  Medical Privacy under Threat in the Age of Big Data by Farai Chideya on The Intercept website on August 6 2015.

Hiroshima By John Hersey

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Hiroshima By John Hersey in The New Yorker on August 31, 1946.

Will Psychoanalysis Evolve with a Changing World? Psychoanalysis 2.0

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Will Psychoanalysis Evolve with a Changing World? Psychoanalysis 2.0 by Jennifer Kunst Ph.D. on her Headshrinker’s Guide to the Galaxy blog on the Psychology Today blogs on August 05, 2015.

Aftermath

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Aftermath: In the months after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the U.S. government tried to cover up what it had done By Susan Southard in Lapham’s Quarterly August 05, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Nagasaki: The Last Bomb by Alex Wellerstein in the New York Times on August 7, 2015.

IMAGE:Aerial view of Nagasaki, 1946, eleven months after the dropping of the bomb. Library of Congress.

Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life By Erica Goode in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

Waiting for the Bomb to Drop

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Waiting for the Bomb to Drop By Paul Saint-Amour in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

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GIFs Go Beyond Emoji to Express Thoughts Without Words

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  GIFs Go Beyond Emoji to Express Thoughts Without Words By Mike Isaac in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

Click on the photo at left to animate it.

Lou Andreas-Salomé, the First Female Psychoanalyst

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Lou Andreas-Salomé, the First Female Psychoanalyst on the Freud quotes website.

Economic Globalization and Mental Health: Individual suffering in social context

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Economic Globalization and Mental Health: Individual suffering in social context on the Public Seminar website on July 31st, 2015.

Farming in India © Kannan Muthuraman | Flickr

My Father: Apartheid Trailblazer and Domestic Abuser

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: My Father: Apartheid Trailblazer and Domestic Abuser By Thandi Mokone-Chase in The New York Times on July 30, 2015.

Stephen Mokone in 1960Credit Photo courtesy Thandi Mokone-Chase

A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago By Timonthy Williams in The New York Times on July 30, 2015.

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Oliver Sacks, who has taught us so much, now teaches us the art of dying

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks, who has taught us so much, now teaches us the art of dying by Ranjana Srivastava on the Guardian website on July 25, 2015.

Death is never easy. But Oliver Sacks shows us an approach that views life as a welcome gift rather than bemoaning death as a medical failure.  ‘Every doctor aspires to be a little like Sacks whether for his sharp intellect, his obvious humanity or his exquisite writings that go to the core of what it means to be human and frail.’ Photograph: Adam Scourfield/BBC/AP Photo/AP

Deals, Divorce, Direction: Off-Label Uses for Psychoanalysis

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Deals, Divorce, Direction: Off-Label Uses for Psychoanalysis: In everyday life, psychoanalysis may be more relevant than ever by Wednesday Martin Ph.D. on the Psychology Today website on July 16, 2015

Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects By Jason Leopold
on the Vice News website on December 15, 2014.

How America’s psychologists ended up endorsing torture

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How America’s psychologists ended up endorsing torture by E.W. on the Economist website on July 28, 2015.

Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders by Pete Williams on the NBC News website on July 28. 2015.

10 Things I’d Tell My Former (Medicated) Self

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 10 Things I’d Tell My Former (Medicated) Self By Diana Spechler JULY 27, 2015.

Our Psychological Crisis: Making Sense of the American Psychological Association’s Collusion with Torture

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Our Psychological Crisis: Making Sense of the American Psychological Association’s Collusion with Torture by Deborah Kory on the Huffington Post website on July 24, 2015.