Archive for the 'General News' Category

Shooting in the Dark

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

ShootingVideoGames




Click Here to Read:  Shooting in the Dark By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on February 11, 2013.

Anxiety, you’re not the boss of me

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

130207162752-anxiety-scuba-diving-irpt-hp-video


Click Here to Read:

  •  Anxiety, you’re not the boss of me By Richard Lucas on the CNN website on Febuary 11, 2013.

Hear and Fend Off Dementia

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

HearingDementia




Click Here to Read:   Hear and Fend Off Dementia By Katherine Bouton on The New York Times on February 11, 2013.

Soldier Hard’s hip-hop lyrics reveal PTSD’s rough edges

Monday, February 11th, 2013

SoldierHard




Click Here to Read:  Soldier Hard’s hip-hop lyrics reveal PTSD’s rough edges By Bill Briggs on the NBC News website on February

When ‘Study Drugs’ Kill

Monday, February 11th, 2013

AdderalllDrug

Click Here to Read:   When ‘Study Drugs’ Kill (Part 1): How Ambition Becomes Adderall Addiction by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine Website on February 10, 2013.

Click Here to Read:   When ‘Study Drugs’ Kill (Part 2): Reducing The Risks From Brain-Doping by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine Website on February 10, 2013.

A Guide in the Darkness

Monday, February 11th, 2013

MentalHealthLawyer


Click Here to Read:   A Guide in the Darkness by John Leland in The New York Times on February 8, 2013.

Smoking, Once Used to Reward, Faces a Ban in Mental Hospitals

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

jp-SMOKING-




Click Here to Read:  Smoking, Once Used to Reward, Faces a Ban in Mental Hospitals By Pam Belluck in The New York Times on February 6, 2013.

Racial Quotas, Harvard, and the Legacy of Bakke

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

_johnharvard2


Click Here to Read:  Racial Quotas, Harvard, and the Legacy of Bakke, Have three decades of Supreme Court support for affirmative action been based on fraud? By Ron Unz on the National Review Online Website on February 2, 2013.

Florence and the Drones

Friday, February 8th, 2013

machiavelli.Prince






Click Here to Read:  Florence and the Drones By David Brooks in The New York Times on February 7, 2013.

Glitch in medical code threatens mental health care, therapists warn

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

130122-mental-health-Milhander-07_photoblog600

Click Here to Read:  Glitch in medical code threatens mental health care, therapists warn By JoNel Aleccia on the NBC News website on February 7, 2013,

Psychologist Marc Milhander, 54, says he’s weeks away of having to close his Niles, Mich., counseling center after delays and denials in insurance payments caused by an overhaul of treatment codes.

Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

KidPressure


Click Here to Read:   Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart? By Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman in The New York Times on February 6, 2013

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ director David O. Russell talks son’s experience with mental illness

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

DavidORusselSilverLInings


Click Here to Read:  ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ director David O. Russell talks son’s experience with mental illness By Randee Dawn on the Today Show.

Fifty Years of Failing America’s Mentally Ill

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

TorreyMentallyIll

Click Here to Read:   Fifty Years of Failing America’s Mentally Ill. JFK’s dream of replacing state mental hospitals with community mental-health centers is now a hugely expensive nightmare by E. Fuller Torrey in The Wall Street Journal on  February 4, 2013.

 

Warrior Voices

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Veteranswriting-t-blog533

Click Here to Read:  Warrior Voices:  Veterans learn to write the words they could not speak. By Cecilia Capuzzi  Simon  in The New York Times on  February 1, 2013.

Ron Capps, founder of the Veterans Writing Project, conducts workshops at George Washington University and, above, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

Study Discovers Internal Trigger for Panic Attack in the Previously Fearless

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

stop-panic-attacks


Click Here to Read: Study Discovers Internal Trigger for Panic Attack in the Previously Fearless By James Gorman in The New York Times On  February 3, 2013

Rosa Parks, Revisited

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Blow_New-articleInline




Click Here to Read: Rosa Parks, Revisited By Charles M. Blow in The New York Times on February 1, 2013.

The psychology of favorites vs. underdogs

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

super-bowl


Click Here to Read:  The psychology of favorites vs. underdogs-By Joel H. Fish, Ph.D. on the Philly.com website on January 29, 2013.

Son’s Suicide Leads to Aid for Students

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

tyler_clementi123321--300x300


Click Here to Read:  Son’s Suicide Leads to Aid for Students By Kate  Zernike in The New York Times on February 1, 2013.

Tyler Clementi

The Utopia du Jour: Ayn Rand and Pals

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Ayn Rand


Click Here to Read: The Utopia du Jour: Ayn Rand and Pals by John Dodge on his blog on February 1, 2013.

Ayn Rand

Oedipus Today

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

4-oedipus-sphinx




Click Here to Read: Oedipus Today by Geoffrey Neimark in the American Journal of  Psychiatry 2008;
165:1394-1395. 10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.06111940.