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You’re So Self-Controlling

Posted November 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: You’re So Self-Controlling By Mari Konnikova in the New York Times on November 16, 2013.

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Risk Calculator for Cholesterol Appears Flawed

Posted November 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Risk Calculator for Cholesterol Appears Flawed by Gina Kolata in The NewYork Times on October 17, 2013,

Click Here to Read: The Bottom Line? Often the Drug Companies’by Marcia Angell in The New York Times on October 17, 2013.

Dr. Nancy Cook and Dr. Paul M. Ridker of Harvard Medical School found that a new online calculator used to assess heart treatment options overestimated the risks that many people face.
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Doris Lessing, Author Who Swept Aside Convention, Is Dead at 94

Posted November 18th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Obituaries

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Click Here to Read and View:  Doris Lessing, Author Who Swept Aside Convention, Is Dead at 94  By Helen T. Verongo’s in The New York Times on November 17, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize in Literature By Motoko Rich and Sarah Lyall In The New York Times on October 11, 2007.

Penn & Teller’s-BullShit (The War on Drugs)

Posted November 18th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to View: Penn & Teller’s-BullShit (The War on Drugs) on YouTube.

Nathan Szajnberg in Wuhan, China on DSM-V and the Analyst

Posted November 17th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, China, Wuhan

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Click Here to View: Nathan Szajnberg in Wuhan, China on DSM-V and the Analyst, Part 1

Click Here to View:  Nathan Szajnberg in Wuhan, China on DSM-V and the Analyst, Part 2

Click Here to View:  Nathan Szajnberg in Wuhan, China on DSM-V and the Analyst, Part 3

Click Here to View: Nathan Szajnberg in Wuhan, China on DSM-V and the Analyst, Part 4

Addiction Treatment With a Dark Side

Posted November 17th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Addiction Treatment With a Dark Side By Deborah Sontag in The New York Times on November 16, 2013.

Loneliness, ADHD, looted paintings and other suns from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Posted November 17th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

According to recent news and events, the state of healthcare in the USA as well as the rest of the world seems to need a improvement. Thus what is happening to psychoanalysis and what we are doing about it is in step with all the changes evident in the 21st century. Our website is trying very hard to keep you abreast of the latest developments and I hope that the posts this week will add to your understanding.
My choices this week are:

1) “The video, ‘The Innovation of Loneliness’, by Shimi Cohen, which explores how loneliness continues to run rampant in Western culture despite the Read the rest of this post »

China to Ease Longtime Policy of 1-Child Limit

Posted November 16th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read:  China to Ease Longtime Policy of 1-Child Limit By Chris Buckley in The New York Times on November 15, 2013.

The Chinese limit of one child for most families, which was enacted to slow population growth, has led to criticism.
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The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark

Posted November 16th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Book review: Review of The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark By Josh Cohen, Reviewed by LeylaA Sanai on the Independent website on November 15, 2013.

Training Analysis: Lessons from the Past not to be ignored

Posted November 16th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Training Analysis: Lessons from the Past not to be ignored by Douglas Kirsner, PhD,   Deakin University, Melbourne Presented at IPTAR, New York, November 9, 2013.

What is psychotherapy anyway?

Posted November 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here View:  What is psychotherapy anyway? A dialogue between psychoanalysts on You Tube with  with Gerald Garguilo  and moderated by Armira Simha-Apern.

Psychoanalysis and Art

Posted November 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:   Psychoanalysis and Art: Sixth International Symposium Art/Object: The Artist, the Object, the Patron, and the Audience Florence, Italy – May 15-17 2014.

Lacan Semiar with Adriana Passini and Martin Winn at Apres-Coup

Posted November 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION

Friday, November 22, 2013
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
LACAN ON PSYCHOANALYTIC SAVOIR-FAIRE AND THE SINTHOME, Seminar
ADRIANA PASSINI and MARTIN WINN

Beginning with readings of selected classes from Lacan’s Seminar XI, The Four Read the rest of this post »

Khamenei controls massive financial empire built on property seizures

Posted November 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read:  Khamenei controls massive financial empire built on property seizures By Reuters  on the Al Arabiya website  on the November 12, 2013.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei oversees an organization called Setad that has assets estimated at about $95 billion. (File photo: Reuters)

United Nations IPA Committee Movie Night

Posted November 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOANALYTICAL ASSOCIATION

Cordially invites you to its 3rd Annual Movie Night
THE OTHER SIDE OF IMMIGRATION, a film by Roy Germano

Thalia Cafe and Theater
95th Street and Broadway->
New York, NY

Date: Tuesday 26 November 2013 Read the rest of this post »

Now You See It, Even If You Don’t

Posted November 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Now You See It, Even If You Don’t by Alan McStravick on the redOrbit website on November 14, 2013.

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Psychoanalysis and Racism: A Loud Silence

Posted November 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis and Racism:  A Loud Silence by by Robert M. Young in Human Nature Review.

Why the Germans Haven’t Returned $1 Billion Worth of Nazi-Looted Painting

Posted November 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read:  Why the Germans Haven’t Returned $1 Billion Worth of Nazi-Looted Paintings Munich authorities seem more interested in protecting an art dealer than in returning stolen works to their rightful heirs By Saul Austerlitz on the Tablet website on November 14, 2013.

A self portrait by Otto Dix is seen on screen at a press conference on Nov. 5, 2013, in Augsburg, Germany, on the discovery of nearly 1,500 paintings, including works by Picasso and Matisse, looted by the Nazis. (Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Click Here to Read:  Looted Treasures in Pandora’s Box on this website.

Click Here t Read: In a Rediscovered Trove of Art, a Triumph Over the Nazis’ Will on this website.

27 Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die

Posted November 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Photography

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Click Here to Read:  27 Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die.   This is when a  savings account would really come in handy. All travel destinations were suggested by these answers on Quora on the Buzz Feed website on November 13, 2013.

Zhangye Danxia landform in Gansu, China. MelindaChan/Flickr / Getty Images / Via quora.com

Avery County, I’m Bound to You by Barton Carroll: Coming to terms with one’s roots

Posted November 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read:  Avery County, I’m Bound to You by Barton Carroll: Coming to terms with one’s roots By Dylan Lubao on the World Socialist Web Site on November 14,  2013.