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Doctor and Patient: A Gothic Love Story ‘Augustine,’ by Alice Winocour, Featuring Soko

Posted May 16th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read:  Doctor and Patient: A Gothic Love Story ‘Augustine,’ by Alice Winocour, Featuring Soko By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on May 16, 2013.

Longtime Highland Park Resident Wears Many Hats Providing Mental Health Services

Posted May 16th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Longtime Highland Park Resident Wears Many Hats Providing Mental Health Services By bvd6656, Community Contributor on the Chicago Tribute website on May 16, 2013,

A Nobel Prize with help from sea slugs

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

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Click Here to Read:  A Nobel Prize with help from sea slugs by Edythe McNamee and Jacque Wilson, on the CNN website on May 14, 2013.

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Minnesota now 12th state to approve gay marriage

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

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Click Here to Read:  Minnesota now 12th state to approve gay marriage By Sofia Perpetua on the NBCNews.com website on May 14, 2013,

@GovMarkDayton posted this photo on Twitter.com, with the caption “It’s history”

Betty Joseph 1917-2013

Posted May 15th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click  Here to Read: Betty Joseph: Psychoanalyst and Klein disciple noted for treating the reluctant patient by Daniel Pick on the Independent website on May 14, 2013.

Hagel orders retraining of sex-assault prevention officers; Army sergeant investigated

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

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Click Here to Read: Hagel orders retraining of sex-assault prevention officers; Army sergeant investigated By Craig Whitlock in The Washington Post on May 14, 2013.

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Inferno: Dan’s Brown’s Best Book Yet

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Inferno’: Dan’s Brown’s Best Book Yet If you loved The Da Vinci Code—admit it, you did—you’ll want to pick up Dan Brown’s latest, Inferno. The author talks to Malcolm Jones about Dante, gravity boots, and more by Malcolm Jones on the Daily Beast website on May 14, 2013.

Dan Brown at an event in Italy. (Luca Bruno/AP)

China’s prostitutes routinely extorted, abused by police, report says

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

ChinaProstitutesClick Here to Read:  China’s prostitutes routinely extorted, abused by police, report says  By William Wan in  The Washington Post on  May 13, 2013.

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES – A woman awaits customers from the doorway of a neon-lit barber shop in Beijing. Sex workers ply their trade with virtual impunity in bars, massage spas, karaoke parlours and the “barber shops” that are found in many Beijing back alleys

The Adolescent Neurosis in Fact and Fiction With Thedore Jacobs at NYPSI

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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The followingpresentation will take place on May 29, 2013 at NYPSI.  More details to follow.

In this presentation Dr. Theodore Jacobs will discuss and read from his coming of age novel, The Year of Durocher, as well as discuss the work of a number of writers to illustrate a currently neglected aspect of analytic work:  the role of the adolescent neurosis, the enduring influence of the various phases of adolescence, on the adult personality.

Dr. Sander Abend will discuss Dr. Jacobs’ presentation.
Dr. Jacobs is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at the Albert Einstein Read the rest of this post »

MITPP Summer Institute

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN
PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 · Telephone: (212) 496-2858
Email: mitppnyc@aol.com • Website: www.MITPP.org
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MITPP SUMMER INSTITUTE 2013

Mini-Courses and Workshops

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Instructor: Marion Oliner, Ph.D. Read the rest of this post »

Shaking Off Loneliness

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

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Click Here to Read:  Shaking Off Loneliness By Jane E. Brody in The New York Times on May 13, 2013.

Psychiatry’s out of Touch by Jeremy D. Safran

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Letters To Editors

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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. Read the rest of this post »

Freud auf Hebräisch

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

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Buchpräsentation und Podiumsdiskussion
Freud auf Hebräisch
Freitag, 24. Mai 2013, 20:00 Uhr
in deutscher Sprache
Sigmund Freud Museum / Lounge
Berggasse 19
1090 Wien

Buchpräsentation von Eran Rolnik, Podiumsdiskussion mit Clemens Jabloner (Präsident des Verwaltungsgerichtshofes) und Felix de Mendelssohn (Psychoanalytiker).
Begrüßung: Inge Scholz-Strasser Read the rest of this post »

Carl Gustav Jung Explains His Groundbreaking Theories

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Oral History

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Click Here to Read:  Carl Gustav Jung Explains His Groundbreaking Theories About Psychology in Rare Interview (1957) ion the Open Culture website on  May 13th, 2013.

The Animal Mind Reader

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  The Animal Mind Reader: Jaak Panksepp set out to find the biology of emotions. He found the biology of animal consciousness by Eric Sorensen in the Washington State Magazine Summer 2013 issue, photos by Robert Hubner.

Neuroscience in Fiction: Harlan Ellison’s “I have no mouth and I must scream”

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:   Neuroscience in Fiction: Harlan Ellison’s “I have no mouth and I must scream” By Susana Martinez-Conde in the Scientific American on  May 11, 2013.

New film about Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his patient Augustine at the Film Forum

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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New film about Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his patient Augustine
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Opens May 17 in New York at Film Forum (http://www.filmforum.org/movies/more/augustine) and the Eleanor Bunin Munroe Film Center at the Film Society of Lincoln Center (http://www.filmlinc.com/films/on-sale/augustine1)
For more information, visit the film’s official website: http://www.musicboxfilms.com/augustine-movies-66.php
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A Trudge to the Roots of Autism

Posted May 14th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: A Trudge to the Roots of Autism By David Dobbs in The New York Times on May 13, 2013.

Dr. Joyce Brothers, On-Air Psychologist Who Made TV House Calls, Dies at 85

Posted May 13th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:   Dr. Joyce Brothers, On-Air Psychologist Who Made TV House Calls, Dies at 85 By Margalit Fox in The New York Times on May 13, 2013.

Dr. Joyce Brothers engulfed by mail from radio listeners after she kept a suicidal caller on the phone until help could arrive.

The Lethality of Loneliness

Posted May 13th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Lethality of Loneliness. We now know how it can ravage our body and brain by Judith Shulivitz on The New Republic Website on  May 13, 2013.