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The AP US History Wars: Is a Peace Process Possible?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The AP US History Wars: Is a Peace Process Possible? by Jonathan Burack on the American Historical Association website on in December 2014.

Photo: Amy Aletheia Cahill

Supporters of the Jefferson County, Colorado, School Board stage a counterprotest to “stop APUSH,” October 2014.

A Long-Sought Fugitive Died Four Years Ago in Syria, Nazi Hunter Says

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  A Long-Sought Fugitive Died Four Years Ago in Syria, Nazi Hunter Says By JodiI Rurdoren in The New York Times on December 1, 2014.

New York City Plans Focus on Mental Health in Justice System

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New York City Plans Focus on Mental Health in Justice System By Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz on December 1, 2014.

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday, the same day a task force released a report detailing changes to the criminal justice system. Credit Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times

Probing Question: Is American society becoming more narcissistic?

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Probing Question: Is American society becoming more narcissistic? on the Science Blog website.

How Government Killed the Medical Profession

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  How Government Killed the Medical Profession By Jeffrey A. Singer on the Cato Institute website.

December APA Division 39 InSight

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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President’s Message

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This will be my last President’s Column.

I am in a state of disbelief as I write those words. The time has flown so fast that I still feel I am new on the job in some ways, and in others, I am very ready to hand the reins over to my esteemed colleague and friend, Dr. Marilyn Charles.

As I reflect back on these two years, I have many positive feelings and (more…)

The Couch Abides

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Couch Abides By Neal Spira on the Chicago Now Website.

Does Psychoanalytic Therapy Really Work?

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Does Psychoanalytic Therapy Really Work? By Gerald Schoenwolf on the Psychcentral website.

Can Mushrooms Treat Depression?

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Can Mushrooms Treat Depression? By Eugenia Bone in The New York Times on November 29, 2014.

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Darren Wilson to Grand Jury: ‘I Had to Kill Him’

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Darren Wilson to Grand Jury: ‘I Had to Kill Him’ By Jason Leopold on the Vice News website on November 25, 2014.

New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities By Alaine Griffin, Josh Kovner in the Hartford Courant on November 21, 2014.

Adam Lanza’s fifth grade picture.

Yiddish Isn’t Enough

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Yiddish Isn’t Enough: A Yeshiva Graduate Fights for Secular Studies in Hasidic Education By Jennifer Miller in the The New York Times on November 21, 2014.

Naftuli Moster, who grew up in an ultra-Orthodox community, is now seen as an outsider. Credit Bryan Thomas for The New York Times

Mental health illness not a choice

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Mental health illness not a choice The science behind mental health illness shows that the answer lies in the brain and blood by Sebastian Gorlewski in the Queens University Journal on November 21, 2014.

Football players aren’t people

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Football players aren’t people by Bennett Roth.  This article is previously unpublished.

Anger as Cosmo plaque marking Swiss Cottage ‘sanctuary’ for Holocaust survivors is torn down

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Anger as Cosmo plaque marking Swiss Cottage ‘sanctuary’ for Holocaust survivors is torn down by Paul Wright on the Ham & High website on November 20, 2014.

New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused By Aeiel Kaminer in The New York Times on November 19, 2014.

On the Columbia campus. Defense lawyers are calling attention to what they say is the injustice in the way sexual misconduct cases are investigated. Credit Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times. (more…)

Less Talk, More Therapy

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Less Talk, More Therapy By Jessica Wolf in The New York Times on November 17, 2014.

The Genealogy of Psychoanalysis

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Genealogy of Psychoanalysis website by Michael D. Clifford, Ph.D.

Has the war ended in Northern Uganda?

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Has the war ended in Northern Uganda? By Okidi Richard Owor, GRG counselor on the Grassroots Reconcilliation Group Website.

Click Here to Read: Flyer for:  Wine, Film, and Conversation: An Evening with the Grassroots Reconciliation Group on Saturday November 22nd at Hotel Des Artists in NYC.

One day, when Alice was nine, she went to the well to get water for her family. Some men in uniform approached her. It was a full year before Alice set eyes on her parents again. (more…)

One Drug or 2? Parents See Risk but Also Hope

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  One Drug or 2? Parents See Risk but Also Hope By Aaln Schwarz in The New York Times on November 14, 2014.

“It makes me angry looking for solutions. I know there’s a sweet little boy in there,” said Joelle Kendle, who is weighing a decision about the use of a second drug to treat her son, Matthias, 6, for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. CreditJim Wilson/The New York Times