Archive for the 'General News' Category

Interview with Jack Drescher by Emily Kuriloff

Monday, May 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Interview with Jack Drescher by Emily Kuriloff.

Credibility of Evidence: A Reconsideration of the Logic and Strength of Our Healthcare Decisions

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Credibility of Evidence: A Reconsideration of the Logic and Strength of Our Healthcare Decisions by Ross Koppel and Stephen Soumerai on The Health Care Blog on May 22, 2015.

Infidelity Lurks in Your Genes

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Infidelity Lurks in Your Genes by Richard J. Friedman in The New York Times on May 22, 2015.

Ireland Says ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Ireland Says ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality by Tom Sykes on the Daily Beast website on May 23, 2015.

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Glimpse of Bronze Age girl’s daily life from hair, clothes

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Glimpse of Bronze Age girl’s daily life from hair, clothes By Michael Casey on the CBS NEWS website on May 21, 2015.

A photo of the remains of a Bronze Age high status female found inside an oak-coffin in a monumental burial barrow at Egtved, Denmark. The Egtved Girl’s garments are extremely well preserved and her exceptional wool costume consists of several wool textile pieces as well as a disc-shaped bronze belt plate, symbolizing the sun.
ROBERTO FORTUNA, WITH PERMISSION OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DENMARK

Pope Francis Shown South Florida Holocaust Album

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Pope Francis Shown South Florida Holocaust Album By Ari Odzer on the 6 South Florida News website on May 21, 2015.

Decades after discovering a photo album in her late father’s closet, Shari Unger-Klages showed it to Pope Francis at the Vatican two weeks ago for his blessing

Boko Haram’s Calculated Campaign of Sexual Violence

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Boko Haram’s Calculated Campaign of Sexual Violence By Carol Giacomo in The New York Times on May 20, 2015.

“War on terror” psychologist gets giant no-bid contract

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click  Here To Read: “War on terror” psychologist gets giant no-bid contract The Army has handed a $31 million deal to Dr. Martin Seligman, who once blasted academics for “forgetting 9/11″ by Mark Benjamin on the Salon Website October 14, 2010.

Click Here To Read: Release to the public and to Congress, immediately upon its completion, the Hoffman report investigating APA complicity with the Bush administration’s torture program on the Change.org website. (more…)

The Bush boys: No sibling rivalry, but maybe something deeper

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Bush boys: No sibling rivalry, but maybe something deeper By Peter Wolson on the Rueters news website on May 21, 2015

President George W. Bush (R) bids farewell to his brother, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, as they step off Marine One at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, May 9, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on MAY 20, 2015.

Dr. Mark Olfson of Columbia University was the lead author of a new study on the rates of childhood mental disorders. CreditSam Hodgson for The New York Times

Release to the public and to Congress, immediately upon its completion, the Hoffman report investigating APA complicity with the Bush administration’s torture program

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here To Read: Release to the public and to Congress, immediately upon its completion, the Hoffman report investigating APA complicity with the Bush administration’s torture program on the Change.org website.

Yale President Calls on Graduates To Commit to Tikkun Olam

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click to Read:   Yale President Calls on Graduates To Commit to Tikkun Olam ‘Your purpose in life … is simply this: to improve the world’ By Yair Rosenberg on the Tablet website on May 19, 2015.

Yale University President Peter Salovey addresses graduating seniors, May 16, 2015. (YouTube)

Psychologists Abandon the Nuremberg Ethic

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Psychologists Abandon the Nuremberg Ethic: Concerns for Detainee Interrogations by Kenneth S. Pope, Ph.D., ABPP and Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D. on Kenneth S. Pope’s website.

This article was published in International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, vol.32, #4, pp. 161-166; May-June, 2009. doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2009.02.005. Copyright © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

A Liberator, But Never Free

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Click Here to Read:DavidWilsey A Liberator, But Never Free: An Army doctor helped free the Dachau concentration camp in 1945, meticulously documenting his experiences in letters home to his wife. Hidden for the remainder of his life, the letters have resurfaced, and with them, questions about the G.I.’s we know only as heroes. By Steve Friess Photographs by John Clark in The New Republic on May 17, 2015.

Psychoanalysis Podcast Lectures

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Listen To:  Psychoanalysis Podcast Lectures on the Warwick.ac.uk website.

Israel and Occupied Palestine: Campaign to Alleviate Suffering in One Middle East Conflict

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Israel and Occupied Palestine: Campaign to Alleviate Suffering in One Middle East Conflict on The Amnesty International Group 11 New York website.

The Psychoanalytic Evolution of Anni Bergman and Her Work with Margaret Mahler

Monday, May 18th, 2015

annibergmanClick Here to Read: : An Interview and Collaboration with William Fried in the Division Review journal of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association in the Summer 2012 issue.

Click Here to View: Anni Bergman Interview at Sigmund Freud University Vienna 2012 on YouTube.

Vienna brings in gay-themed crossing lights for Eurovision Song Contest

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Vienna brings in gay-themed crossing lights for Eurovision Song Contest By Laura Smith-Spark on the CNN website on May 12, 2015.

The Jewish Connection to Lampedusa

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Jewish Connection to Lampedusa on the Algemeiner website on May 11, 2015.

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How the Army Is Trying To Predict—and Prevent—the Next Suicide

Monday, May 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How the Army Is Trying To Predict—and Prevent—the Next Suicide by Frank Konkel on the Defense One website on May 7, 2015.