Archive for the 'General News' Category

The Return of Psychosocial Relevance in a Biochemical Age

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   The Return of Psychosocial Relevance in a Biochemical Age By Roger P. Greenberg, PhD  on the National Register of Health Service Psychologists website.

How to Digitally Avoid Taking It to the Grave

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: How to Digitally Avoid Taking It to the Grave By Thomas J. Fitzgerald in The New York Times on July 2, 2014.

Ukraine’s Fractures: Interview with Volodymyr Ishchenko

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Ukraine’s Fractures: Interview with Volodymyr Ishchenko on the New Left Review website on June 18, 2014.

The Long View of Psychoanalysis

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Long View of Psychoanalysis by Jeremy Blair on the Yale School of Medicine website.

 Jocelyn Malkin decided to pursue psychiatry, despite barriers to women in medicine at the time. “I just thought [psychiatry] was the living end,” she said. (Photo by Terry Dagradi).

Designing Technology to Restore Privacy: Deborah C. Peel

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Designing Technology to Restore Privacy: Deborah C. Peel, MD at TEDx Travers eCity 2014 on theYouTube,

Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks by Adam D. I. Kramera,1, Jamie E. Guilloryb, and Jeffrey T. Hancockc,d on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS website, vol. 111 no. 24.

Orange on the Seder Plate

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  TJC’s Holy Dazed: Orange on the Seder Plate on YouTube.

Why Teenagers Act Crazy

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Why Teenagers Act Crazy By Richard A. Friedman in The New York Times on JUNE 28, 2014.

The Older Mind May Just Be a Fuller Mind

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Older Mind May Just Be a Fuller Mind By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on January 27, 2014.

‘Yeah, Yeah’: Eulogy for Sidney Morgenbesser, Philosopher With a Yiddish Accent

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: ‘ Yeah, Yeah’: Eulogy for Sidney Morgenbesser, Philosopher With a Yiddish Accent: As his 10th yahrzeit nears, a remembrance of Sidney the teacher, Sidney the humorist, Sidney the arguer, Sidney the Jew By David Shatz| on the Tablet Website on June 27, 2014.

Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Click Here to  Read:  Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth by Motoko Rich in The New York Times on June 24, 2014.

Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View: Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated By Rande Iaboni on the CNN website with Video on June 25, 2014.

The Ninety-Minute Anxiety Dream

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Ninety-Minute Anxiety Dream by Simon Critchley on The New York Review of Books  Blog on June  25, 2014.

Matthias Hangst/Getty Images. England’s Wayne Rooney during England’s World Cup match against Uruguay, June 19, 2014).

Seeing Sons’ Violent Potential, but Finding Little Help or Hope

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

SonViolenceClick Here to Read:  Seeing Sons’ Violent Potential, but Finding Little Help or Hope by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on June 21, 2014.

Robert and Lena Serpico with their sons. A day after this photo was taken, their older son left for a therapeutic school in Montana. Credit Taylor Glascock for The New York Times

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Cool at 13, Adrift at 23 By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on June 23, 2014.

Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2014.

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Less incarceration could lead to less crime

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Less incarceration could lead to less crime By Ken Cuccinelli and and Deborah Daniels in The Washington Post on June 19, 2014.

5 Links Between Higher Education and the Prison Industry

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: 5 Links Between Higher Education and the Prison Industry By Hannah K. Gold in Rolling Steon Magazine on June 18, 2014.

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black: Humanity inside a US women’s prison

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Netflix’s Orange is the New Black: Humanity inside a US women’s prison By Ed Hightower on the World Socialist Website on June 20, 2014,

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Another brilliant Onion critique of mental health…

Friday, June 20th, 2014

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Nation Wondering Why Struggling Mental Health System Can’t Just Pull Itself Together

Quit Feeling Sorry For Yourself And Make An Effort,’ Citizens Say

Americans say they want the nation’s mental health system to get better, but admit they are fed up with it just languishing in its own misery and doing nothing to help itself. (more…)