Archive for the 'General News' Category

In India, Heated Debate Over Teens and Sex

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: In India, Heated Debate Over Teens and Sex By Niararika Mandhana in The New York Times on March 12, 2013.

 

The Stigma of Mental Illness

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Stigma of Mental Illness: 3 Ways To Improve The New AP Stylebook Entry by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on March 11, 2013.

Defining Bullying Down

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Bullying2Click Here to Read:  Defining Bullying Down By Emily Bazelon in The New York Times on March 11, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  Effects of Bullying Last Into Adulthood, Study Finds on this website.

Click Here to Read: How (Not) To Stop a Bully on this website.

Research ties economic inequality to gap in life expectancy

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Research ties economic inequality to gap in life expectancy By Michael A. Fletcher in The Washington Post the March 10, 2013.

Revolution in Swedish Mental Health Practice

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Revolution in Swedish Mental Health Practice: The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Monopoly Gives Way by Scott D. Miller on his own blog on Mary 13, 2012.

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Psychological Factors Play a Significant Role in the Outcome of Psychopharmacological Treatments

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Psychological Factors Play a Significant Role in the Outcome of Psychopharmacological Treatments  on the Austen Riggs bloc on February 25, 2013.

Suicide, With No Warning

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Suicide, With No Warning By Elisabeth Rosenthal in The New York Times on March 8, 2013.

Irony i . . .

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

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Click Here To Read: Irony i . . . on the 1 Boring Old Man website.

International Women’s Day

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  International Women’s Day: Photos and Quotes From Women ExplorersPosted by Amy Bucci of NG Staff  on the National Geographic website  on March 8, 2013.

Primatologist Jane Goodall has been an inspiration and role model for 50 years, on International Women’s Day and every day. Photograph by Mike Nichols

 

Lincoln Analyzed by a Psychiatrist

Friday, March 8th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   Lincoln  Analyzed by a Psychiatrist in the Lawrence Journal World on June 5,  1931.

Insight is Key: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Insight is Key: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder By Gabrielle Bryant on the World of Psychology website.

Parents to Congress: Police no solution to mental illness

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Parents to Congress: Police no solution to mental illness By Maggie Fox on the NBC News website on March 5, 2013.

Liza Long, who penned an essay pouring out her anguish over her son’s mental illness after Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people in Newtown Conn., including 20 young children.

Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Speech on March 4, 1865

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

On March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated in Washington D.C. for his second term…

In the course of which ceremony, he made some rather memorable comments. It’s worth taking a couple of minutes to refresh yourself of the whole thing, especially with things, these days, being as they are. It’s only 700 words and has a rather rousing conclusion:

Fellow-countrymen…

At this second appearing to take the oath of the presidential office, there is less (more…)

Freuds Widmung für Mussolini

Monday, March 4th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Freuds Widmung für Mussolini on the Schrift and Charakter website. This post letter is in German.

Benito Mussolini

Here is the English Translation of the German:

The existence of that dedication as well as the specific circumstance of its creation have been knows for a while. Ernest Jones report: “A consultation which Freud held that month [the footnotes are missing] had interesting consequences a few years later: Weiss referred to a complicated patient from Rome who was treated by him. She was accompanied by her father, who happened to be a close friend of Mussolini. He asked Freud to donate one of his works to Mussolini and also to write a few words in the book; Freud agreed for the sake of Weiss. He selected the book “Warum Krieg?” [Why War?], which he had written together with Einstein and on the cover sheet with a reference to the archeological excavations sponsored by Mussolini, he wrote the following words: “From an old man who recognizes the dictator as a cultural hero.” [the transcription is wrong, Machthaber is not dictator, it is a potentate, the best rendition of literally, the holder of power]

The president and the nation have evolved on same-sex marriage

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read and View:   The president and the nation have evolved on same-sex marriage By Halimah Abdullah on the  CNN website on  March 1, 2013.

 

Why modern soldiers are more susceptible to suicide

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Why modern soldiers are more susceptible to suicide By Bill Briggs on the NBC News website on March2, 2013,

Army withholding findings of Madigan PTSD probe

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Army withholding findings of Madigan PTSD probe By Rebecca Ruiz on the  NBC News website on February 28, 2013.

Refusing to Be Late on Gay Marriage

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Refusing to Be Late on Gay Marriage By James B. Stewart In The New York Times on  March 1, 2013.

Hundreds gathered last month at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to lobby lawmakers to legalize same-sex marriage.

Bodies Matter: The Inconvenient Truth In Marissa Mayer Banning Telecommuting At Yahoo

Friday, March 1st, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Bodies Matter: The Inconvenient Truth In Marissa Mayer Banning Telecommuting At Yahoo by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on February 28. 2013.

Pictures: Marissa Mayer

Why straight women and gay men are often so close

Friday, March 1st, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Why straight women and gay men are often so close By Diane Mapes on the NBC News websire on February 28, 2013.

“Glee’s” Kurt Hummel and Rachel Berry are one of the many media examples of a straight woman-gay man friendship. Now, a new study sheds some light on why friends like Kurt and Rachel are so tight.