Click Here to Read: Can There Be Good Mental Asylums? Letters to the Editor in the New York Times on February 26, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: Lacan: An Exchange: Fritz Fleischmann and Stuart Schneiderman, reply by Richard Wollheim in The New York Review of Books on in the April 5, 1979 Issue.
Click Here to Read: Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness Letters to the Editor in The New York Times on May 28, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Readers React CIA psychologists don’t represent their field on torture Letters to the Editor of the Los Angeles Times on December 15, 2014.
The following is Irene Landsman’s Letter to the Editor which was sent to The New York Times but has not been published as yet.
American Psychological Association President Nadine Kaslow (Letters, December 13) is shocked and dismayed that two psychologists were named in the Senate torture report. Relieved not to have been mentioned itself, the APA focuses on two “bad apples” in a spin designed to deflect attention from its own longstanding, well-documented complicity in the worst excess of the Bush-era war on terror.
The APA sought to make psychologists indispensible in rationalizing and legalizing practices long held to be torture, and gladly stepped into the breach when the American Medical and American Psychiatric Associations prohibited their members from participating. (more…)
Click Here to Read: Should a Therapist Reveal Herself? Letters to the Editor in The New York Times on November 30, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Treating Depression to Prevent Suicide: Letters to the Editor in The new York Times on August. 24, 2014.
Click Here to Read: “When Cell Door Opens, Tough Tactics and Risk” (“Locked In” series, front page, July 29): Letter to the Editor by Susan McNamara in The New York Times on August 7, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Who is a Psychoanalyst? Letters to the Editor on Commentary Magazine on November 01, 1985.
If the rape of a college student is a crime, why doesn’t the victim report the crime to the police rather than to the college or university? College administrators, like upper level armed forces officers, have a vested interest in how sexual crimes are dealt with. The police don’t -or shouldn’t – have a stake in the outcome.
New York, May 4, 2014
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
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.
Click Here to Read: Understanding Suicide: Mental Illness, Not Irony Letters to the Editors on The New York Times on December 10, 2013 .
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 .
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…)
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.
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