Archive for the 'General News' Category

Where Police Violence Encounters Mental Illness

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Where Police Violence Encounters Mental Illness by By Matthew Epperson in The New York Times on January 13, 2016.

Psychoanalysis seeing rapid rise in popularity

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis seeing rapid rise in popularity by a Staff Writer on the Brock Press website on
January 12, 2016.

When Philosophy Lost Its Way

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: When Philosophy Lost Its Way By Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle in the New York Times on January 11, 2016.

Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health by Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC on the Psychiatry Advisor website on January 11, 2016.

Facing racial discrimination has been shown to increase depression among African Americans in particular

New Evidence that Antidepressants Are Causing an Epidemic of Violence

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New Evidence that Antidepressants Are Causing an Epidemic of Violence by ANH-USA on the AHN-USA.org website on September 29, 2015.

The Transgender Battle Line: Childhood

Monday, January 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Transgender Battle Line: Childhood By Debra W. Soh in The Wall Street Journal in January 4, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Symposium 2016: Sexuality and Its Discontents on this website.

The Joy of Psyching Myself Out

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Joy of Psyching Myself Out­ by Maria Konnikovca in The New York Times on January9. 2016.

A Placebo Treatment for Pain

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Placebo Treatment for Pain by Jo Marchant in The New York Times on January 9. 2016.

History of the IPA

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  History of the IPA on the International Psychoanalytical Association  website.

A Day in the Life with Chronic Illness

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A Day in the Life with Chronic Illness: A blow-by-blow account of daily life with chronic pain and illness by Toni Bernhard J.D. on her “Turning Straw Into Gold Blog on the Psychology Today blogs on January 7, 2016.

Gun Control Explained

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Gun Control Explained by Richard Pérez-Peña in The New York Times on October 7, 2015.

Thucydides on the Plague

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Thucydides on the Plague on the Livius.org website.

6 Things You Should Know About Alabama’s Chief Justice Roy Moore

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View:  6 Things You Should Know About Alabama’s Chief Justice Roy Moore: A civil rights watchdog calls him the “Ayatollah of Alabama” for a reason by Daniel Marans on the Huffington Post website on January 7, 2016.

Psychoanalyst Michael Eigen on Violence: An Interview

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalyst Michael Eigen on Violence: An Interview by Pythia Peay on her America On The Couch blog on the Psychology Today blogs on December 10, 2015.

Brooklyn: Homesickness. Insecurity, Guilt & A Difficult Mother

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Brooklyn: Homesickness. Insecurity, Guilt & A Difficult Mother By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Bernard-Henri Lévy: The World Must Stand Up to Saudi Arabia

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Bernard-Henri Lévy: The World Must Stand Up to Saudi Arabia on the Algemeiner website on January 5, 2016.

President Obama with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef. Photo: Screenshot.

Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud: Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch? by Oliver Burkeman on the Guardian website on January 7, 2016. (more…)

Attacks on Hoffman Report From Military Psychologists Obfuscate Detainee Abuse

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Attacks on Hoffman Report From Military Psychologists Obfuscate Detainee Abuse by Stephen Soldz and Steven Reisner on the Counter Punch Website on January 5, 2016.

Three Great Speeches of 2015: A foreign policy for 2016

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Three Great Speeches of 2015: A foreign policy for 2016 By Paul Berman on the Tablet website on December 29, 2015.

Untangling an Accounting Tool and an Ancient Incan Mystery

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Untangling an Accounting Tool and an Ancient Incan Mystery by William Neuman in The New York Times on January 2, 2016.

Patricia Landa, an archaeological conservator, painstakingly cleans and untangles the khipus at her house in Lima.
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