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Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis

Posted July 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis by Richard A. Friedman in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.

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European Agency Proposes Tougher Medical and Psychological Oversight of Pilots

Posted July 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: European Agency Proposes Tougher Medical and Psychological Oversight of Pilots By Nicola Clark in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.
A stele in Le Vernet, France, commemorating the victims of the Germanwings flight near where it crashed. Credit Jean Christophe Magnenet/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Hipaa’s Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law

Posted July 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Hipaa’s Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law by Paula Span in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.

Mothers Helping Mothers to Live With H.I.V.

Posted July 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Mothers Helping Mothers to Live With H.I.V. By Tina Rosenberg in The New York Times on July 16, 2015.

A mothers2mothers client and her child in Uganda.Credit Karin Schermbrucker

Is Internet Addiction a Health Threat for Teenagers?

Posted July 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Is Internet Addiction a Health Threat for Teenagers? Discussion in The New York Times on July 16, 2015.

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What Marriage Equality Means for Transgender Rights

Posted July 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: What Marriage Equality Means for Transgender Rights By J. Courtney Sullivan in The New York Times on July 16, 2015

Mary Ellen Mark: Photographer and humanist

Posted July 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Photography

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Click Here to Read: Mary Ellen Mark: Photographer and humanist By Seraphine Collins on the World Socialist Web Site on July 16, 2015.

Mary Ellen Mark and husband Martin Bell at the 2011 Look 3 Conference: Photo John Ramspott

The Suspicious Story Behind Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’

Posted July 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Suspicious Story Behind Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ By William Giraldi in The New Republic Website on July 13, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Just How Good Is ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? The novel’s slogan-ready ethics have crowded out literary appreciation By Read the rest of this post »

The Clinical Application of the Theory of Psychoanalysis

Posted July 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Clinical Application of the Theory of Psychoanalysis By Ahmed Fayek on the Google Books website.

Why the “mad genius” is a myth

Posted July 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, General News

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Click Here to View: Why the “mad genius” is a myth on the Verge.com website on July 14, 2015.

PsySR Responds to Hoffman Report about APA Collusion

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture

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PsySR Responds to Hoffman Report about APA Collusion

In unmistakable terms, the long-awaited Hoffman Report has confirmed longstanding allegations that the American Psychological Association (APA) curried favor with the US Department of Defense (DoD) by colluding to preserve unethical detention and interrogation practices – practices that involved psychologists in torture and abuse. The lengthy and detailed report delineates how APA staff and prominent Association leaders deceived and subverted the will of the membership to adopt and maintain ethics rules for psychologists “that were as closely aligned as possible with DoD policies, guidelines, practices, or preferences, as articulated to APA by these DoD officials.” These “highly permissive” ethics policies, the report unequivocally concludes, were “based on strategy and PR, not ethics analysis.” Read the rest of this post »

Out of the ashes

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Out of the ashes By Jamie Dean on the World Mag.com website.

Destruction in Michika following the occupation by Boko Haram forces.

How the Archive Thief Saved History — Then Stole It

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: How the Archive Thief Saved History — Then Stole It by Julia M. Klein on the Forward Website on July 14, 2015

Oskar Groening Trial: ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read and View:  Oskar Groening Trial: ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail by Carlo Angerer, Tony Hemmings and Cassandra Vinograd on the NBC news website on July 15, 2015.

Merkel ‘gambling away’ Germany’s reputation over Greece, says Habermas

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read:  Merkel ‘gambling away’ Germany’s reputation over Greece, says Habermas by Philip Oltermann Exclusive: Intellectual figurehead of European integration says efforts of previous generations put at risk by Angela Merkel’s hardline stance on Greece on the Guardian Website on July 16, 2015.

German chancellor Angela Merkel has been accused of ‘punishing’ Greece. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Suddenly I See You Don’t Have a Penis!”: The Firing of Jill Abramson at The New York Times

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: “Suddenly I See You Don’t Have a Penis!”: The Firing of Jill Abramson at The New York Times on the Walking Through Life Holding Freud’s Hand website on May 18, 2014.

New Horizons spacecraft completes Pluto flyby

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: New Horizons spacecraft completes Pluto flyby By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on July 15, 2015.

This photo was taken on 13 July 2015 when the spacecraft was 768,000 kilometers from Pluto’s surface. The heart shape is likely the result of geological activity in Pluto’s history. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

New York City Draft Riots

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: New York City Draft Riots By Daryl Worthington on the New Historian Website on July 12, 2015.

The APA Is Dead: And Not Just Because Of APA Ethics Violations

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture, General News

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Click Here to Read: The APA Is Dead: And Not Just Because Of APA Ethics Violations by Jason Dias on the A New Domain website on July 14, 2015.

Philosophy Thursday: Robert Nozick

Posted July 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Robert Nozick on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Robert Nozick’s Political Philosophy on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read:  Robert Nozick, Philosopher of Liberty: Nozick Gave Libertarian Ideas a Controversial Presence in Academia Roderick T. Long on the Freeman website on September 01, 2002. Read the rest of this post »