Archive for the 'General News' Category

An American Tragedy

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: An American Tragedy By David Remnick in the New Yorker on November 9, 2016.

The electorate has, in its plurality, decided to live in Trump’s world.

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Kristallnacht and Germany will always haunt my memories

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Kristallnacht and Germany will always haunt my memories by Henry Rosenthal on the Sun Sentinel Website on Nnovember 8, 2016.

Henry Rosenthal, 90, a Holocaust survivor who lives in Delray Beach, recalls his memories of Kristallnacht. Beth Black/Staff photographer (Beth Black / Forum Publishing Group)

Click Here to Read: Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht on this website. (more…)

American Psychiatric Association / Monsanto Support Hillary Clinton

Monday, November 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: American Psychiatric Association / Monsanto Support Hillary Clinton By Bruce Edwin on the News Blaze website on November 6, 2016.

Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL: Enduring psychic injury to both victim and bystander

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL: Enduring psychic injury to both victim and bystander By Annie Lee Jones, PhD on the American Psychoanalytic Association website on November 4, 2016.

Hellhole: The United States holds tens of thousands of inmates in long-term solitary confinement. Is this torture?

Friday, November 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Hellhole: The United States holds tens of thousands of inmates in long-term solitary confinement. Is this torture? By Atul Gawander in The New Yorker in Macch 30, 2009 Issue.

P.O.W.s have reported that the simple experience of isolation is as much of an ordeal as any physical abuse they have suffered.

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A Tale of Freud, Women’s Bodies and Male Dread

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Tale of Freud, Women’s Bodies and Male Dread: A Psychoanalyst’s take on Trump and Hillary’s Private Position by Victoria Malkin on the Public Seminar website on November 2, 2016.

Debate Screen capture from the 3rd Presidential Debate of 2016 on October 19, 2016 © Bill B | Flickr

Politics, on the Couch: A UCSB scholar’s book examines the presidential election through the lens of psychoanalysis

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Politics, on the Couch: A UCSB scholar’s book examines the presidential election through the lens of psychoanalysis By Jim Logan on the University of California Santa Barbara Website on November 2, 2016

Donald Trump is no outsider: he mirrors our political culture

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump is no outsider: he mirrors our political culture by George Monbiot on The Guardian website on October 26, 2016.

‘Donald Trump personifies the traits promoted by the media and corporate worlds he affects to revile; the worlds that created him. He is the fetishisation of wealth, power and image.’ Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

WWII hero Raoul Wallenberg declared officially dead 71 years after he vanished mysteriously

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: WWII hero Raoul Wallenberg declared officially dead 71 years after he vanished mysteriously on The Beyond the News website on November 1, 2016.

When National Turmoil Becomes Personal Anxiety

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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Click  Here to Read: When National Turmoil Becomes Personal Anxiety: The hateful rhetoric and high stakes of the 2016 U.S. election are causing people emotional distress—as politics and uncertain futures have done throughout history by Laura Turner in The Atlantic Monthly on November 1, 2016.
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Response to Trump as Symptom by David James Fisher from Howard Bacal

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Response to Trump as Symptom by David James Fisher from Howard Bacal.

“Doctor, Am I Gay?” A Primer on Sexual Identities

Monday, October 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: “Doctor, Am I Gay?” A Primer on Sexual Identities By Jack Drescher, MD in the Psychiatric Times on October 28, 2016.

 

2016 as Turning Point: Psychoanalysts Can No Longer Be Silent on Political Issues and Remain Competent

Monday, October 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  2016 as Turning Point: Psychoanalysts Can No Longer Be Silent on Political Issues and Remain Competent By Richard Brouillette on The Psychoanalyst Activist Website on October 23, 2016.

How psychoanalysis can help us make sense of Brexit

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How psychoanalysis can help us make sense of Brexit by David Morgan on the London School of Economics and Political Science website

The ugly history of ‘Lügenpresse,’ a Nazi slur shouted at a Trump rally

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Click Her to Read:  The ugly history of ‘Lügenpresse,’ a Nazi slur shouted at a Trump rally By Rick Noack in the Washington Post on October 24, 2016.

A German crowd gives the Nazi salute to the U.S. Olympic contingent as it marches past the reviewing stand of Olympics host Adolf Hitler, pictured in semi-silhouette on the right. (International News Photos)

Mental Illness Is Not a Horror Show

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mental Illness Is Not a Horror Show By Andrew Solomon in The New York Times on October 26, 2016.

A person sits huddled on the ground in a circle of light as a crowd of animated people look on from the shadows.
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What Drives Donald Trump? Fear of Losing Status, Tapes Show

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: What Drives Donald Trump? Fear of Losing Status, Tapes Show by Michael Barbaro in The New York Times on October 25, 2016.

Baryshnikov Explores the Troubled Mind of a Dance Genius

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Review: Baryshnikov Explores the Troubled Mind of a Dance Genius By Charles Isherwood in The New York Times on October 21, 2016.

‘Letter to a Man’ Scenes from the production based on the diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky, in which Mikhail Baryshnikov plays the early-20th-century ballet great who became schizophrenic.

Germany Confronts, in Unique Exhibit, Its ‘Holocaust of the Bullets’

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Germany Confronts, in Unique Exhibit, Its ‘Holocaust of the Bullets’ By Alison Smale in The New York Times on October 23, 2016.

An exhibition by the Topography of Terror Foundation in Berlin explores the mass executions after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. “We Germans know the stories and the scars much less well than we like to think,” Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said at the opening. CreditGordon Welters for The New York Times

Trump as Symptom by David James Fisher

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Trump as Symptom by David James Fisher.