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Just One More Question

Posted February 2nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Just One More Question By Steven Reisner in The New York Times on February2, 2016.

Martin BergmannCredit Mark Gerald, Ph.D

Sex differences in the brain: a whole body perspective

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Sex differences in the brain: a whole body perspective by Geert J. de Vries* and Nancy G. Forger on the Biology of Sex Differences/ The Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine website.

The Collected Works of Primo Levi

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Collected Works of Primo Levi, Edited by Ann Goldstein (REVIEW) in the Algemeiner on
February 1, 2015.

Primo Levi. Photo: Wiki Commons.

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off by Adam Grant in The New York Times on Janyuary 30, 2016.

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Is the A.D.H.D. Diagnosis Helping or Hurting Kids?

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Is the A.D.H.D. Diagnosis Helping or Hurting Kids? Some say the criteria for medication and disability support is too subjective: Debate and Comments in The New York Times on February 1, 2016.

What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD?

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD? An unexpected bond between damaged birds and traumatized veterans could reveal surprising insights into animal intelligence By Charles Sieber in The New York Times on January 28, 2016.

Electronic Medical Records: Just how private are they?

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Electronic Medical Records: Just how private are they? by Paul Samakow on the Communities Digital News website on January 31, 2016.

Division 39 newsletter for Spring 2016

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read: Division 39 newsletter for Spring 2016.

Howard Jacobson’s Shylock is full of mercy and compassion

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Howard Jacobson’s Shylock is full of mercy and compassion: This setting of the Merchant of Venice in Cheshire’s golden triangle is a serious comic masterpiece by Paul Levy on the Spectator website on January 30, 2016.

New Plan to Treat Schizophrenia Is Worth Added Cost, Study Says

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  New Plan to Treat Schizophrenia Is Worth Added Cost, Study Says By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on February 1, 2016.

A brain scan of a patient with schizophrenia. CreditTim Beddow/Science Source

Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma related to gravitational challenge

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma related to gravitational challenge: systematic review of randomised controlled trials by Gordon C S Smith, professor and Jill P Pell, consultant in the Brittish Medical Journal v.327 (7429); 2003 Dec 20; 327(7429): 1459–1461.

Movies Monday: King of Hearts

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: King of Hearts (1966 film) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: LE ROI DE COEUR – THE KING OF HEARTS full movie on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: King of Hearts Movie Review Summary on the AllReaders.con website.

Click Here to Read: King of Hearts (1966) Screen: ‘King of Hearts’ Begins Run, Review By Vincent Canby in The New York Times on June 20, 1967. Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Arnold Wilson

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read: Endometriosis & Mind: Psychology of Pain by Arnold Wilson, PhD on the Endometriosis Foundation Website.

Click Here to Listen To: Arnold Wilson (1980) on Children of Holocaust Survivors with Discussion featuring Heinz Kohut on this website.

Click Here to Read: Introduction: William I. Grossman, M.D. By Arnold Wilson, Ph.D. on this website. Read the rest of this post »

On Identification and the Social Bond: Considerations on Fundamentalism with Paula Mieli at Après-Coup

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

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2015-2016 SEMINAR SERIES
Presentations on Sexuality and the Social Link
February 3, 2016,
Paola Mieli,
On Identification and the Social Bond: Considerations on Fundamentalism Read the rest of this post »

Available now from IPBooks: Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations by Arnold Richards

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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On Sale Now from IPBooks: Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations: Selected Papers of Arnold Richards Volume 1, published under joint imprint of IPBooks and the Contemporary Freudian Society Books Series.

Click Here to: Purchase  the Book.

Click Here to Read:  Table of Contents of the book.

“To move through the book’s sections is to trace the history of the last half-century of American psychoanalysis as seen through the eyes of someone for whom history has a special significance. . . . readers should anticipate being astonished by the breadth of his interests and the depth of his commitment to psychoanalytic education and knowledge.”

—Bonnie Litowitz, PhD
Editor-in-Chief,  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association Read the rest of this post »

POETRY MONDAY: FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

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               REMEMBERING LUCILLE CLIFTON

Here we are, deep into the winter of the big snows in strange places and very little in the usual places, (sorry, New York), and ready once more to think about poetry.

Lucille Clifton was not only a famous African-American poet but one of our greatest and most memorable American poets. Twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry and Poet Laureate of Maryland from 1979 to 1985, she was a professor of literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz,  Distinguished Professor of Humanities at St. Mary’s College of Maryland,  a visiting professor at Columbia University, and in 2006 a fellow at Read the rest of this post »

2 Articles in Chinese by Richard Seldin

Posted January 31st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read: 雷本伯伯 (Uncle Reuben)by 夏瑞昌 (Richard Seldin) Published by Shanghai Literature (上海文学) in February 2008.

Click Here to Read: 在墨西哥搭便车 (Hitchhiking in Mexico) by 夏瑞昌(Richard Seldin) Published by the World Journal Newspaper (世界日报) on August 5-6th, 2006

The Examined Life by Steven Grosz

Posted January 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  The Examined Life by Steven Grosz, Reviewed by Andrew M. Geeves in  Language and Psychoanalysis, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2015.

History Friday: Yehuda Bauer

Posted January 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: History Friday

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Click  Here to Read: Yehuda Bauer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: International Conference on Genocide Prevention – Yehuda Bauer on Vimeo.

Click Here to Read: Sounds of Silence: A Holocaust historian examines the challenge of writing about the Nazi genocide Review of Rethinking the Holocaust by Yehuda Bauer, Reviewed by Morris Dickstein in The New York Times on January 28, 2001.

Click Here to Read: Chapter One of Rethinking the Holocaust By Yehuda Bauer reprinted in The New York Times. Read the rest of this post »

Clinical and Observational Psychoanalytic Research

Posted January 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Clinical and Observational Psychoanalytic Research: Roots of a Controversy: André Green & Daniel Stern  edited by Joseph Sandler, Anna-Marie Sandler, Rosemary Davies , Reviewed By Andrew Gerber in the Division 39 Newsletter, Summer 2002, 67-70.