Archive for the 'General News' Category

The Tsarnaevs’ Facilitators

Monday, May 6th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Tsarnaevs’ Facilitators Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness? By Lee Smith in The Tablet on May 2, 2013.

An exterior view of the Islamic Society of Boston Mosque on April 26, 2013, in Cambridge, Mass. The mosque was attended by the alleged Boston bombers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Mosque leaders there have publicly condemned the violence; they held inter-faith prayer service Friday to mourn the victims of the terrorist attacks. (Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Interpretation of seams?

Monday, May 6th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Interpretation of seams? Sigmund Freud’s couch needs £5,000 restoration.  Freud Museum in London launches appeal for funds to restore ‘possibly the most famous piece of furniture in the world’ by Maev Kennedy in The Guardian on  May 5, 2013.

Sigmund Freud’s couch at the Freud Museum, North London. Photograph: Sophia Evans

Psychiatry in Crisis!

Monday, May 6th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Psychiatry in Crisis! Mental Health Director Rejects Psychiatric “Bible” and Replaces With… Nothing By John Horgan in Scientific American on May 4, 2013.

Click Here to Read: The NIMH Withdraws Support for DSM-5The latest development is a humiliating blow to the APA. by Christopher Lane, Ph.D. on the in Side Effects blog on the Psychology Today blog on May 4, 2013.

On Boylston Street

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  On Boylston Street: Lessons Learned At The Boston Marathon ‘Makeshift’ Memorial by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on May 3, 2013,

Weeping Willow & Pond at Boston Common (Photo credit: Jill Clardy)

The Last Refuge From Scandal? Professorships

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: The Last Refuge From Scandal? Professorships By Ariel Kaminer in The New York Times on  May 4, 2013.

Soon after his involvement with a prostitute forced Gov. Eliot Spitzer from office, he began teaching at City College in Manhattan.

Counseling Kept at an Arm’s Length

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Counseling Kept at an Arm’s Length  By Jessica  Bennett in The New York Times on  May 3, 2013.

Puppets, including Donald and Lamar, left, act out “Felt” sessions.

Transforming Diagnosis

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Transforming Diagnosis By Thomas Insel on the NIMH website on April 29, 2013.

A Child’s Wild Kingdom

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: A Child’s Wild Kingdom By Jon Mooallen in The New York Times on May 4, 2013.

Unmasking anti-Semitism

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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C lick Here to Read: Unmasking anti-Semitism By Nathan Lopes in the Jerusalem Post on May 01, 2013.

Sigmund Freud Photo: Reuters

Edward Nersessian Interview

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Click Here to View:  Fondation Agalma – Entretien avec Edward Nersessian, Interview  on YouTube.  This interview is in English.

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Psychoanalysis in the Age of Nikeism

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis in the Age of Nikeism: Presidential address to the APA Division 39 Spring Conference in Boston 3 by Frank Summers, PhD, ABPP, on  Kristi Pikiewicz’s on Meaningful You blog on the Psychology Today blogs on May 3, 2013.

Suicide Rates Rise Sharply in U.S.

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Suicide Rates Rise Sharply in U.S. By Tara Parker-Pope in The New York Times on May 2, 2013.

Does Depression Contribute to Dementia?

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Does Depression Contribute to Dementia? By Judith Graham in The New York Times on May 1, 2013.

The Dark Side of Psychoanalysis

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Dark Side of Psychoanalysis: 1. John Nathaniel Rosen and the Refrigerator Mothers by Manuell Casanova on his Cortical Chauvinism blog on April 10, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  The Dark Side of Psychoanalysis: 2. John Nathaniel Rosen: Therapy or Outright Patient Abuse? by Manuell Casanova on his Cortical Chauvinism blog on April 18, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  The Dark Side of Psychoanalysis: 3. John Nathaniel Rosen: Fraud  by Manuell Casanova on his Cortical Chauvinism blog on April 29, 2013.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marks 20 years

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marks 20 years By Rachel S. Karas in The Washington Post on April 29, 2013.

With the Words ‘I’m Gay,’ an N.B.A. Center Breaks a Barrier

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   With the Words ‘I’m Gay,’ an N.B.A. Center Breaks a Barrier By Hoard Becj and John Branch in The New York Times on April 29, 2013,

Months After Newtown, Sorting Boxes of Grief

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Months After Newtown, Sorting Boxes of Grief By Amy Lawton in The New York Times on April 28th, 2013.

AAPS Sues to End Recertification Program

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: AAPS Sues to End Recertification Program By David Pittman on MedPage Today on April 25, 2013.

 

 

Eclipsed: Poland’s Secret Jews

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Eclipsed: Poland’s Secret Jews. I was raised in Warsaw as a Catholic Pole. Today I have embraced my Jewish identity by Tusia Dabrowska on the aish.com website.

Addict’s Father, Now Advocate

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Addict’s Father, Now Advocate By Abigail Zuger, M.D. in The New York Times on April 29, 2013.

David Sheff, with his son, Nic.