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Pregnancy and PostPartum Depression: Treatment and its Complications with Alexandra Cattaruzza at MITPP

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY,
THE METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH, and
THE METROPOLITAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPISTS
invite you to

A CLINICAL WORKSHOP

PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: TREATMENT AND ITS COMPLICATIONS
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, PRESENTER: ALEXANDRA CATTARUZZA, M.S., L.P.

Treatment during a patient’s pregnancy can prove quite challenging as the new mother has to meet the biological, psychological and environmental demands of an expected or newborn baby. In some mothers who have experienced a lack of good-enough care from their own mothers and have internalized a bad parental object, there is a powerful (more…)

Advances in Understanding and Treating Psychotic Disorders at Mount Sinai Hospital

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

We’ve arranged a terrific Innovations in Psychiatry Symposium at Mount Sinai entitled Advances in Understanding and Treating Psychotic Disorders. Dr. Rene Kahn is Chair, and I’m Co-chair. The meeting is February 17 in Goldwurm Auditorium at our Icahn School of Medicine. Among other leaders, Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD, Sophia Frangou, MD, PhD, Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, and René S. Kahn, MD, PhD will be speaking. See below for details.

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The Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai invites you to attend our 5th Annual Innovations in Psychiatry Symposium: Advances in Understanding and Treating Psychotic Disorders (more…)

Sick But Not Sick

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Sick But Not Sick: Review of Is It All in Your Head? True Stories of Imaginary Illness by Suzanne O’Sullivan Reviewed by Jerome Groopman in The New York Review of Books on February 9, 2017 Issue.

The neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot holding the arm of a female patient suffering from locomotor ataxia, Hôpital Salpêtrière, Paris, circa 1885

Vamik Volkan’s Immigrants and Refugees – a look at the rising fear of ‘strangers’

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Book review: Vamik Volkan’s Immigrants and Refugees – a look at the rising fear of ‘strangers’
by Saul Austerlitz on the National Website on January 25, 2017.

A demonstrator in Berlin shows solidarity with refugees, in protest at German populist party AfD (Alternative für Deutschland), two days after the Christmas market terrorist attack in the capital on December 19. John MacDougall / AFP.

Menashe’ Sundance Review: Father-Son Tale Offers a Rare Glimpse into the Hasidic Cloister

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read: ‘Menashe’ Sundance Review: Father-Son Tale Offers a Rare Glimpse into the Hasidic Cloister: Sundance 2017: Filmed on the sly (in Yiddish) among the Brooklyn Orthodox, this tale of a father trying to regain custody of his son touches…by Claudia Puig on the Edwardsville Intelligencer website on January 23, 2017.

Nuclear winter—the long-suppressed reality of nuclear war: An interview with scientist and anti-nuclear activist Steven Starr

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Nuclear winter—the long-suppressed reality of nuclear war: An interview with scientist and anti-nuclear activist Steven Starr By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site January 19, 2017.

Steven Starr

A Farewell to Wonders of America

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Farewell to Wonders of America by Jenna Weissman Joselit on the Forward Website on January 16, 2017.

Lacan’s Discourses with Alain Vanier at Après-Coup

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents
Lacan’s Discourses
Alain Vanier

Thursday, January 19, 2017 · 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, January 20, 2017 · 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, New York, NY

We will begin by introducing the notion of discourse, followed by a commentary on the four (or five) discourses that Lacan intended to use to write the different modalities of the social link. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the founding of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association, we will examine the relation between analytic experience and the ways in which psychoanalytic communities are organized. (more…)

A Pound of Flesh: The US legal system’s war against the poor

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Pound of Flesh: The US legal system’s war against the poor By Nancy Hanover on the World Socialist Web Site on January 7, 2017.

Psychology Sunday: Matthew D. Lieberman

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Matthew D. Lieberman on the Edge website.

Click Here to Read: Matthew D. Lieberman on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Review of ‘Social,’ by Matthew D. Lieberman reviewed by Robin Marantz Henig in The New York Times on November 1, 2013.

Click Here to Read: The social brain and its superpowers: Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. at TEDxStLouis on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Matthew D. Lieberman on the Bright (more…)

A Rare Suite of Kandinsky’s Experimental Prints Goes on View

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

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Click Here to Read: A Rare Suite of Kandinsky’s Experimental Prints Goes on View by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on September 28, 2016.

Wassily Kandinsky, “Kleine Welten VI” (1922) (all images courtesy Springfield Museums)

January APA Division 39 Newsletter

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

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Click Here to Read: January APA Division 39  Newsletter.

Psychology Sunday: Marvin Hurvich

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Table of Contents and Preface by Norbert  Freedman from Another Kind of Evidence, a book by Norbert Freedman, Marvin Hurvich, & Rhonda Ward With Jesse D. Geller & Joan Hoffenberg, published in 2011 by Karnac Books.

Click Here to Read: The front matter and introductrion from A New Freudian Synthesis, a book with contributions by Sheldon Bach, Andrew B. Druck, Carolyn Ellman, Jay Frankel, Norbert Freedman, Marvin Hurvich, Gil A. Katz, Mary Libbey, Michel Talby-Abarbanel, Aaron Thaler, & Neal Vorus. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Wikipedia

Click Here to Read: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749—1832) on the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: An Irresistible, Almost Magical Force: Goethe’s strange, elusive third novel, Elective Affinities By Michael Lipkin in the Paris Review on April 22, 2014.  (more…)

Countertransference to Patients Facing Death with Norman Straker, MD at NYPSI

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute invites you to attend our 1017th Scientific Program Meeting:
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Countertransference to Patients Facing Death:Reflections on Death Anxiety, Presenter: Norman Straker, MD Discussant: Anna Burton, MD

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 8 pm, The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Street, NYC (btwn 2nd and 3rd Aves)

This presentation will address the longstanding neglect of “death anxiety” by psychoanalysts. As a profession we have denied the importance of helping our patients with the existential crisis of facing death and have had a (more…)

NPAP Presents for Friends & Lovers of Psychoanalysis: Freud – Ferenczi Letters

Monday, November 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: NPAP Presents for Friends & Lovers of Psychoanalysis: Freud – Ferenczi Letters: a dramatic reading Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 5pm.

The Legacy of Sándor Ferenczi: From Ghost to Ancestor, An Evening with Adrienne Harris and Steven Kuchuck at NYPSI

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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The Friends of the Brill Library invite you to meet the co-editors of
The Legacy of Sándor Ferenczi: From Ghost to Ancestor, An Evening with Adrienne Harris and Steven Kuchuck
November 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Street, NYC, General Admission: $10

To Register, Click Here. 

This presentation will feature a book edited by Adrienne Harris and Steven Kuchuck –The Legacy of Sándor Ferenczi: From Ghost to Ancestor (Routledge, 2015). The book consists of 17 essays (more…)

Vertebrate species populations in dramatic decline

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Vertebrate species populations in dramatic decline By Philip Guelpa on the World Socialist Web Site on November 1, 2016.

The Living Planet Index tracks more than 10,000 vertebrate species populations from 1970 to 2010

Second Washington Conference on Trauma

Monday, October 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Welcome to the Second Washington on Trauma Conference at The George Washington University, Washington, on October 20–22, 2016 Conference Brochure.

Click Here to Read: The Replacement Child by Arnold Richards and Leon Anisfeld, shortened version, presentation at the panel on The Effects of Social and Political Events on Individuals in China at the Second Washington on Trauma Conference.

Click Here to Read:  Powerpoint for this presentation by Arnold Richards.

 

Donald Trump And Hugo Chavez Are Two Of A Kind: Both Demagogues

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump And Hugo Chavez Are Two Of A Kind: Both Demagogues by Daniel Benveniste, Ph.D. on the Frente Patriotico website on Septiembre 27, 2016.