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Global parenting, Power of resistance, Living submerged by Sasha Rolde

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Dear colleagues,

I am not sure what in the current global news to focus on : global
warming, the affordable health care(?), the lawyers who resigned or
were fired …. al of it seems so horrendous and I can’t find a silver
lining anywhere tonight, so I will just plunge into giving you my
choices on the international psychoanalytic website for the past 2
weeks as I always do, followed by the entire menu.

My choices:

1) There are a number of posts on families and children. The first
that caught my eye is:
“Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican
Siblings Don’t Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax” (more…)

When a Partner Dies, Grieving the Loss of Sex

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read: When a Partner Dies, Grieving the Loss of Sex by Jane E. Brody in The New York Times on March 6, 2017.

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Chrissy Teigen Wrote A Moving Essay About Having Postpartum Depression

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Chrissy Teigen Wrote A Moving Essay About Having Postpartum Depression “I also just didn’t think it could happen to me.” By Taylor Pittman March 06, 2017.

For Glamour’s April issue, Chrissy Teigen decided to write an essay “about something no one really knows about” her: her experience with postpartum depression.

‘The Penitent,’ a Mamet Hero Battered Like Job

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘The Penitent,’ a Mamet Hero Battered Like Job by Alexis Soloski on February 27, 2017.

Jordan Lage, left, and Chris Bauer in David Mamet’s “The Penitent,” at the Linda Gross Theater of the Atlantic Theater Company.CreditSara Krulwich/The New York Times

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.

Please let the IP roster know. We can discount or even comp them.
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.