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The Town Shrink: Trained as a psychiatrist, Mindy Thompson Fullilove now puts entire cities on the couch

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Town Shrink: Trained as a psychiatrist, Mindy Thompson Fullilove now puts entire cities on the couch By Robert Sullivan in The New York Times on June 23, 2015.

This is what happened when Australia introduced tight gun controls

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: This is what happened when Australia introduced tight gun controls By Laura Smith-Spark on the CNN website on June 19, 2015.

Why Falling in Love Can Be So Scary

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why Falling in Love Can Be So Scary: Powerful feelings of longing are unexpectedly stirred Post by Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action blog on the Psychology Today blogs on June 07, 2015.

Steven Pinker’s Mind Games

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Steven Pinker’s Mind Games in The New York Times on June 21, 2015.

Kingsley Hall: RD Laing’s experiment in anti-psychiatry

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Kingsley Hall: RD Laing’s experiment in anti-psychiatry: In 1965, the psychiatrist opened a residential treatment centre that aimed to revolutionise the treatment of mental illness. Five decades on, those who lived and spent time there look back on an era of drama and discovery by Sean O’Hagan in The Guardian on September 1, 2012 .

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America: Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason Post published by David Niose in Our Humanity, Naturally blog on the Psychology Today blog on June 20, 2015.

The History of the IPA

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

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

OCD as a Dynamical Disease and the Familial Context of Ritual Rigidity

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: OCD as a Dynamical Disease and the Familial Context of Ritual Rigidity: A Nonlinear Dynamics Perspective by Robert W. Bond Dissertation 2009 at Marquette University.

The Death Treatment: When should people with a non-terminal illness be helped to die?

Friday, June 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Death Treatment: When should people with a non-terminal illness be helped to die? by Rachel Aviv in The New Yorker on nJune 22, 2015 issue.

Belgian law allows euthanasia for patients who suffer from severe and incurable distress, including psychological disorders.CREDITPHOTOGRAPH COURTESY TOM MORTIER

The Inside War: To expose torture, Dianne Feinstein fought the C.I.A.—and the White House

Friday, June 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Inside War: To expose torture, Dianne Feinstein fought the C.I.A.—and the White House by Connie Bruck in The New Yorker on in the June 22, 2015.

After five decades in politics, Senator Feinstein calls the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of interrogation techniques the most important work of her career.CREDITPHOTOGRAPH BY PARI DUKOVIC

Hearts Broken Open

Friday, June 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Hearts Broken Open by David Brooks in The New York Times on June 19, 2015.

Take Down the Confederate Flag—Now

Friday, June 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Take Down the Confederate Flag—Now: The flag that Dylann Roof embraced, which many South Carolinians embrace, endorses the violence he committed by Ta-Nehesi Coates in The Atlantic Monthly on June 18, 2015.

Freudian Trips

Friday, June 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Freudian Trips by Nathan Jeffay in The Jewish Week on June 17, 2015.

Freud’s Famous Couch, Wikipedia Commons

Not all TV cooks have the right ingredients

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Not all TV cooks have the right ingredients: Marguerite Patten’s passing prompts the question: which chef best sums up our era? by Paul Levy on the Telegraph website on June 11, 2015.

The rise of the male cook – and why the kitchen is the new shed

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The rise of the male cook – and why the kitchen is the new shed: Men do everyday cooking in a third of UK households. But there’s nothing surprising about dads taking on more responsibility in the kitchen in By Paul Levy The Telegraph on June 17, 2015.

What Could Gay Marriage Mean for the Kids?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: What Could Gay Marriage Mean for the Kids? By Gabriela Herman in The New York Times on June 13, 2015.

New York’s Lawmakers Agree on Campus Sexual Assault Laws

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: New York’s Lawmakers Agree on Campus Sexual Assault Laws By Susanne Craig and Jesse McKinley in The New York Times on June 16, 2015.

Stolen Heart: Exhibit on Expropriation in Heart of Berlin coming to LBI

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Stolen Heart: Exhibit on Expropriation in Heart of Berlin coming to LBI on the Leo Baeck Website on June 3, 2015.

An aerial photograph of Berlin in 1925 highlighting Jewish-owned properties.

Irish: The Forgotten White Slaves

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Irish: The Forgotten White Slaves on the People’s Trust Toronto website on December 27, 2014.

The Dowdy Patient

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Dowdy Patient By David J. Hellerstein in The New York Times on June 12, 2015.