Archive for the 'Letters To Editors' Category

An Insurance Trap for Psychiatrists and Patients

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  An Insurance Trap for Psychiatrists and Patients: Letters to the Editor of the New York Times by Jeffrey Lieberman and Jack Drescher on December 20, 2013.








Jeffrey Lieberman      Jack Drescher

Freud Dying by Shelley Orgel

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Freud Dying by Shelley Orgel In response to: Doctoring Freud,  Letter to the Editor of  The New York Review of Books on August 10, 1972.

Understanding Suicide: Mental Illness, Not Irony

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Understanding Suicide: Mental Illness, Not Irony Letters to the Editors on The New York Times on   December 10, 2013 .

Treating Mental Illness, in the U.S. and Abroad

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

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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 .

Comparing Dreams

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Comparing Dreams: Letter to the editor by J. David Miller in The New York Times on October 27, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Data-mining Our Dreams on this website.

Letter from Susan G. Lazar re: Psychiatric Care Insurance Article

Monday, September 30th, 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 (more…)

Are Depression’s Causes Biological?

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Are Depression’s Causes Biological? Letters to the Editor of The New York Times on  September 15, 2013,

Letter to the Editor of Clio’s Psyche from Arnold Richards about Anderson’s Discussion Paper

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

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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.

Invitation to a Dialogue: Gender Identity

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

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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

 

Where Will Psychoanalysis Survive?

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

WherewilPsychoanalysisSurviveClick Here to Read:  Where Will Psychoanalysis  Survive?  What Remains of Freudianism When Its Scientific Center Crumbles by Alan A. Stone on the Harvard Magazine website in the July/August 2013 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  Letters to the Editor about the above article.

 

Priority for Mental Illness

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Priority for Mental Illness, Letter to the Editor by Herbert Pardes in The New York Times on June 16, 2013.

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Freud & Ferenczi

Monday, June 17th, 2013

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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.

Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness

Monday, May 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness:  Letters to the Editor of the New York Times on May 25, 2013.

Invitation to a Dialogue: Benefits of Talk Therapy

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

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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.

The Psychiatrist’s Manual, Analyzed

Friday, May 17th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: The Psychiatrist’s Manual, Analyzed, Letters to the Editor in The New York Times on May 15, 2013.

   

Psychiatry’s out of Touch by Jeremy D. Safran

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

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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…)

The Questions Raised by a Son’s Death

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

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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,

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Sunday Dialogue: Defining Mental Illness

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Sunday Dialogue: Defining Mental Illness: Letters to the Editors in The New York Times on March 23, 2013.

Letter to the Editor by Josephine Wright and Richard Gottlieb

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

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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

 

 

Richard Gottlieb

Josephine Wright                   (more…)

Violence and Mental Illness, 2 Letters

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012






Click Here to Read: Violence and Mental Illness, 2 Letters to the Editor of The New York Times on  December 24, 2012.