Archive for the 'General News' Category

Meeting the Needs of the Power Structure

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Meeting the Needs of the Power Structure By Bruce E. Levinon the Occupy Times website. 

Tragic Trends in the Treatment of Addictive Illness

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Tragic Trends in the Treatment of Addictive Illness by By Edward J. Khantzian, MD in The Psychiatric News on March 18, 2014.

‘Mad Men’ Season 7: Anxiety rides the red-eye

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Mad Men’ Season 7: Anxiety rides the red-eye by By Hank Stuever in The Washington Post on  April 11, 2014.

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MH370 and the black box of the mind

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  MH370 and the black box of the mind  Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen on the flight recorder as a potent image of our helpless relationship to the world and to ourselves by Josh Cohen on the Guardian website on April 11, 2014.

Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today by Geoffrey A. Fowler  in The Wall Street Journal on April 9, 2014.

You know how you’ve been meaning to update your passwords? Today’s really the day to do it.

Intersection

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Intersection: Quarterly Newsletter of the Institute for Social Psychohistory.

Idea of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research, and Debate

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Idea of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research, and Debate by Alan Schwarz in The New York Times on April 11, 2014.

Keith McBurnett, a scientist, said, “We haven’t even agreed on the symptom list” for sluggish cognitive tempo. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times

Senate Report Confirms Ethical Breaches of Health Professionals in CIA Torture Program

Friday, April 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Senate Report Confirms Ethical Breaches of Health Professionals in CIA Torture Program PHR Calls for Public Reckoning on U.S. Violations of the Convention Against Torture on the Physicians for Human Rights website on April 11, 2014.

Whites and capital punishment

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Whites and capital punishment By Jamelle Bouie
on the Slate website on April 01, 2014.

Intellectual Odyssey with Leon Wieseltier

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

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Click Here to View:   Intellectual Odyssey with Leon Wieseltier – Conversations with History on the uctv website on December 17, 2012.

Errol Morris Talked to Rumsfeld for 33 Hours. All He Got Was ‘The Unknown Known.’

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Errol Morris Talked to Rumsfeld for 33 Hours. All He Got Was ‘The Unknown Known.’ The new documentary fails to elicit answers to the most important, and still unresolved, questions about the Iraq WarBy Judith Miller on The Tablet website on April 8, 2014.

Do Our Dogs Look And Act More Like Us Over Time?

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Do Our Dogs Look And Act More Like Us Over Time?  Next Avenue | by Donna Sapolin on The Huffington Post website on April 06 2014.

Bye-Bye, Baby

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Bye-Bye, Baby By Michael S. Teitelbaum and Jay M. Winter in The New York Times on April 4, 2014.

The New Face of Heroin

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The New Face of Heroin: The explosion of drugs like OxyContin has given way to a heroin epidemic ravaging the least likely corners of America – like bucolic Vermont, which has just woken up to a full-blown crisis By David Aamsden in Rolling Stone Magazine on April 3, 2014/

Military’s mental-health system faces shortage of providers, lack of good diagnostic tools

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Military’s mental-health system faces shortage of providers, lack of good diagnostic tools By Sandhya Somashekhar and Ellen Nakashima, in The Washington Post on  April 5, 2014.

General Mark Milley salutes at a memorial ceremony for U.S. military members at Fort Hood military base on Saturday, April 5, 2014Jahi Chikwendiu/Washington Post -

A Resolution at Last for a Father’s Unsettling Legacy

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  A Resolution at Last for a Father’s Unsettling Legacy by Samuel G. Freedman in The New York Times on April 4, 2014.

Joseph Corsbie was haunted for decades by ashes that his father received from a survivor of the Dachau concentration camp and later passed on to him. Credit: Travis Dove for The New York Times

In Spain, a Family Reunion, Centuries Later

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  In Spain, a Family Reunion, Centuries Later By Doreen Carvajal in The New York Times on April 4, 2014.

An entrance to the Jewish quarter in Segovia, Spain. Credit Gianfranco Tripodo for The New York Times

 

Peter Fonagy Interview in Israel

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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Freud off: Giving new meaning to psychoanalysis: On a recent visit to Israel, Hungarian-born psychologist explained why Freud’s brand of psychoanalysis should not be the only game in town, Interview with Peter Fonagy, interviewed  By Or Ezrati in Ha’aretz on March 04, 2014 .

Peter Fonagy, the Hungarian-born British psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist, looked tired as he entered the room set aside for our morning interview a few weeks ago at Tel Aviv’s Beit Hahayal (Soldier’s House). He’d flown in from London before dawn and would be leaving for Paris midday. During his few hours in Israel, Prof. Fonagy addressed 600 mental-health professionals on the subject of mentalization- (more…)

Siri, You’re Messing Up a Generation of Children

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Siri, You’re Messing Up a Generation of Children by Judith Shelevitz in the New Republic  on April 2, 2014.

Mozilla’s Chief Felled by View on Gay Unions

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Mozilla’s Chief Felled by View on Gay Unions By Nick Bilton and Noam Cohen in The New York Times on April 3, 2014.