Archive for the 'General News' Category

Pope demands justice for AMIA Jewish center attack

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Pope demands justice for AMIA Jewish center attack: Friend Claudio Epelman of the Latin American Jewish Congress shot video last month when he visited Francis at the Vatican by Nicole Winfield anhd Almudena Calatrava in The Times of Israel on July 18, 2014.

Meet the “Queen of Hysterics” Who Was Freud’s Early Muse

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Meet the “Queen of Hysterics” Who Was Freud’s Early Muse by Esther Inglis-Arkell on the IO0 website on July 14, 2014.

Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Click Here to View: Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail by Micheal Winerip and Michael Schwirtz in The New York Times on July 14, 2014.

Video | A Beating at Rikers Andre Lane talks about a confrontation he had with correction officers at Rikers. This incident is one of 129 documented cases of beatings that resulted in severe injuries to inmates.

Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches By Marisa Fox in The New York Times on July 11, 2014.

Patty Powers, a recovery coach and a former addict, listening to a client in Central Park. Some clients require that she identify herself as something else. “My mom clients are the most terrified of being found out,” she said. Credit Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times        

The end of an era for Michael Murphy

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The end of an era for Michael Murphy By Vickie Maye in the Irish Examiner webssite on July 13, 2014.

For the Sake of Science: The hot, messy psychology of intimacy in Masters of Sex

Friday, July 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: For the Sake of Science: The hot, messy psychology of intimacy in Masters of Sex By Willa Paskin on the Slate website.

Michael Sheen, center, stars in Masters of Sex.

Yidstock 2014: The joy of oy!

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Yidstock 2014: The joy of oy! by Richie Davis on The Recorder website on July 9, 2014.

What the Therapist Thinks About You

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: What the Therapist Thinks About You byJan Hoffman in The NewYork Times on  July 7, 2014.

APsaA June 2014 Annual Meeting Photos

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  APsaA June 2014 Annual Meeting Photos. New photos added on July 8th, 2014.

How Could Lacanian Theory Contribute to DSM-5?

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How Could Lacanian Theory Contribute to DSM-5?  Discussion of diagnosis of Bipolar disorder and the controversy around grief versus clinical depression  by Magdalena  Romanowicz and Raul Moncayo  on The European Journal of Psychoanalysis website.

Land of the Free, Unless You’re a Woman

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Land of the Free, Unless You’re a Woman By William Rivers Pitt on the Truthout website on July 4, 2014.

Facebook finally apologises for secretly manipulating nearly 1m people’s accounts in huge psychology experiment

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Facebook finally apologises for secretly manipulating nearly 1m people’s accounts in huge psychology experiment by Jennifer Newton on the Daily Mail website on July 3, 2014.

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It emerged at the weekend that Facebook allowed researchers to manipulate content as part of a study into emotions

Another Anniversary on July 4th

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jews in Nazi-Occupied Poland: The Kielce Pogrom (July 4, 1946) by Bozena Szaynok on the Jewish Virtual Library Web Site.

Stop Telling Your Depressed Friends to “Cheer Up”

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Stop Telling Your Depressed Friends to “Cheer Up” It’s more helpful to express that their feelings are valid By Jesse Singal in the Slate website on June 29, 2014.

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.