Archive for the 'General News' Category

Rapaport-Klein Study Group Photos

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

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Click Here to View:  Rapaport-Klein Study Group Photos:  Annual Meeting Program – June 1-3, 2012 50th Anniversary Meeting (1963-2012).

Quote of the Day by Irving Kristol

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Quote of the Day (Irving Kristol on Religion, Psychoanalysis, and Mental Health) on the A Boat Against the Current Blog website on October 11, 2009.

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime Research on naps, meditation, nature walks and the habits of exceptional artists and athletes reveals how mental breaks increase productivity, replenish attention, solidify memories and encourage creativity By Ferris Jabr on the Scientific American website on October 15, 2013.

Psychiatric Patients in Prisons Are Frequent Rape Victims

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Click Here to Read:AlanFrances  Psychiatric Patients in Prisons Are Frequent Rape Victims By Alen Frances, MD in The Psychiatric Times on October 21, 2013.

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Therapists Explore Dropping Solo Practices To Join Groups

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

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Click Here To Listen To:  Therapists Explore Dropping Solo Practices To Join Groups by Sarah Varney  on the NPR Radio website on October 24, 2013

“Masters of Sex”: TV’s Hot New Experiment

Friday, October 25th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  “Masters of Sex”: TV’s Hot New Experiment By Evan Tuohey on The Quad website on October 25, 2013.

Trapped: Mental Illness in American’s Prison

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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Click Here to View:  Trapped: Mental Illness in American’s Prison.

Twitter, Women and Power

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Twitter, Women and Power By Nichaolas D. Kristof in The New York Times on October 23, 2013

Intrigued by a Freudian trip

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Intrigued by a Freudian trip by Gemma Nisbet on The West Australian website on October 24, 2013.

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Bullying among boys easily dismissed?

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Bullying among boys easily dismissed? By Wendy Sachs on the  CNN  website on October 22, 2013.

Just as bullying has shifted over the years, Hollywood has shifted how bullies are portrayed in film and TV. Take a look back at some of pop culture’s best-known bullies.  Here Matt Dillon, second from left, is the head bully in charge of runt Chris Makepeace, right, who hires a very large classmate to take on his tormenter in the 1980 film “My Bodyguard.”

Dream On

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Dream On by Alec Wilkinson in The New Yorker on October 28, 2013.

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Mental health in prisons: It’s a crime

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Mental health in prisons: It’s a crime.   With nowhere else to turn, prisons are stepping up to the challenge of treating mentally ill offenders by  Jonathan Martin in the Seattle Times on October 19, 2013.

Offenders in the Intensive Management Unit of the Monroe Correctional Complex sit in a class chained to their desks. Twice a week, offenders are let out of solitary for hours of cognitive behavior therapy classes.

On narcissism: the mirror and the self

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  On narcissism: the mirror and the self People from Tiger Woods to the Obamas are routinely denounced for their narcissism. But what does the word really mean and are there good as well as bad types of self-love? On the New Statesman website on August 2, 2013.

A rounded image: but modern culture is solipsistic, fixed on looking inward at our own preoccupations. Photo: Fleur van Dodewaard, part of the ‘Sun Set Series’ (2011)

After diagnosis, some keep their cancer a secret

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  After diagnosis, some keep their cancer a secret By Diane Mapes on the  TODAY website on October 20. 2013.

When Melanie Young was first diagnosed with cancer, she decided to keep her diagnosis a secret from her work colleagues. Here, she smiles on a celebratory trip to France, one year after finishing treatment, in September 2010.

Why We Make Bad Decisions

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Why We Make Bad Decisions By Noreena Hertz in The New York Times on October 19, 2013.

Eric Kandel: Unconscious Decision Making

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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Click Here To View: Eric Kandel: Unconscious Decision Making on YouTube.

Name it, got it

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Name it, got it By Ravi Shankar on the Indian Express website on 18th October 18, 2013.

Capitol Hill Shooting: Child Unharmed?

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Capitol Hill Shooting:  Child Unharmed?   by Kerry L. Malawista, Ph.D  on her Wearing My Tutu to Analysis  blog on the Psychology Today blogs on October 16, 2013.

Haunted by a Child’s Illness

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Haunted by a Child’s Illness By Perri Klass, M.D. in The New York Times on October 14, 2013.

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‘Bad negotiators': Experts say Congress is getting it wrong in fiscal talks

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: ‘Bad negotiators': Experts say Congress is getting it wrong in fiscal talks By Carrie Dann on the  NBC News website on October 16. 2013.

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, right, look at their notes during a ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in July.