Click Here to Read: Treating Mental Illness, in the U.S. and Abroad: Letters to the Editors in The New York Times on November 10, 2013 .
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Click Here to Read: Lacking Rules, Insurers Balk at Paying for Intensive Psychiatric Care by Reed Abelson in The New York Times on this website.
Letter by Susan G. Lazar:
In disagreement with Reed Abelson’s defense of insurance company violations of the Mental Health Parity Act prohibiting discrimination in benefits for psychiatric illness: “Unlike some physical ailments for which there are reams of utilization review studies suggesting a relatively clear standard of care, there is often little accepted medical evidence to support the range of treatments for many mental illnesses.”
Click Here to Read: Are Depression’s Causes Biological? Letters to the Editor of The New York Times on September 15, 2013,
Click Here to Read: Letter to the Editor of Clio’s Psyche from Arnold Richards about Anderson’s Discussion Paper.
This article originally appeared as: Richards, Arnold (2013). Anderson Discussion Paper, Letter to the Editor. Clio’s Psyche 19(4) 486-388 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.
Click Here to Read: Invitation to a Dialogue: Gender Identity by Jack Dresher in The New York Times on June 25, 2013.
Illustration: Katherine Streeter
Click Here to Read: Priority for Mental Illness, Letter to the Editor by Herbert Pardes in The New York Times on June 16, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Freud & Ferenczi: By Phyllis Grosskurth in response to The Lovable Analyst by Axel Hoffer from the December 8, 1988 issue on the New York Review of Books Website on August 17, 1989.
Click Here to Read: Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness: Letters to the Editor of the New York Times on May 25, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Invitation to a Dialogue: Benefits of Talk Therapy Letters to the Editor in The New York Times on May 21, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The Psychiatrist’s Manual, Analyzed, Letters to the Editor in The New York Times on May 15, 2013.
Note: This article is in press on the ”Deliberately Considered”blog.
“PSYCHIATRY’S GUIDE IS OUT OF TOUCH WITH SCIENCE, EXPERTS SAY” : SO WHAT’S NEXT?
By Jeremy D. Safran, Ph.D.
Tuesday’s (May 7, 2013) New York Times published an article with the headline:
“PSYCHIATRY’S GUIDE IS OUT OF TOUCH WITH SCIENCE, EXPERTS SAY.”
Written by science reporters, Pam Belluck and Benedict Carey, the story
describes an important new initiative by the National Institute of
Mental Health (NIMH), the largest source of federal funding for
mental health research. (more…)
Click Here to Read: The Questions Raised by a Son’s Death: Letters to the Editors in The New York Times on April 9, 2013,
Ted Gup and sons
Click Here to Read: Sunday Dialogue: Defining Mental Illness: Letters to the Editors in The New York Times on March 23, 2013.
To the Editor:
In NYTimes (2/3/13), you wrote of Richard Fee’s Adderall addiction, the improper prescription of stimulants, and inadequate psychiatric care leading to his substance abuse and death. This tragic story could have been about any psychoactive drug, psychiatric disorder, prescriber or patient. The delivery of psychiatric treatment today has become one of superficial and
Josephine Wright (more…)
Click Here to Read: Violence and Mental Illness, 2 Letters to the Editor of The New York Times on December 24, 2012.
Sir, – Andrew Scull’s review of After Freud Left: A century of psychoanalysis in America, edited by John Burnham (November 23), begins with a reference to Freud’s “suicide” and ends with the statement that psychoanalysis has “essentially collapsed”. Most students of the history of psychoanalysis learn (more…)
Click Here to Read: Romantic and Parental Love, Letter to Editor of The New York Times by Alicia Guttman on November 11, 2012.
Click Here to Read: Cut-price therapy and the trauma underlying mental ill health Letters to the Editor in The Guardian on November 7, 2012.