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Movie Monday: Coming Soon from IPBooks: Moving Pictures by Herbert Stein

Posted November 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to PreOrder: Moving Pictures by Herbert Stein on IPBooks.net

From the Back Cover:
Relive those films you’ve loved and see how they open us up to our private world of fantasy!

What does walking in space (Gravity) tell us about our first steps? What can Batman and the Joker (The Dark Knight) tell us about twins? How can a popular comedy (Grand Budapest Hotel) use psychological defenses to protect us from the impact of overwhelming trauma? Read the rest of this post »

Meeting Cancellation: CFS NY Cont Ed Prog “A Mind of One’s Own” – 12/3

Posted November 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

A Mind of One’s Own
One-Session Program (3 Contact Hours)
Presenter:       Robert Caper, MD
Date:               Saturday, December 3, 2016
Time:               9:00am-12:00pm
Location:         Mt. Sinai, Goldwurm Auditorium, Madison Ave @ 98th St., NYC

If you have any questions, please contact Connie Stroboulis at connies3@aol.com or 212-752-7883.

 

A Spotlight on Torture at Guantánamo

Posted November 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Letters To Editors

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Click Here to Read: A Spotlight on Torture at Guantánamo Letters to the Editors of the New York Times on November 21, 2016.

The now shuttered Camp Iguana at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times

Note from Norman Camp:
I am very appreciative of the NY Times publishing my letter as my study of the psychiatrists sent to Vietnam suggests there must be many other military Read the rest of this post »

How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay

Posted November 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay By Gretchen Reynolds in The New YorK Times on November 16, 2016.

Credit: Getty Images

Trump voters — it’s not me, it’s you

Posted November 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Trump voters — it’s not me, it’s you By Garrison Keillor in The Washington POst on November 21, 2016.

A supporter of President-elect Donald Trump shouts at Trump protesters near Trump Tower in New York on Nov. 20.

(Mark Kauzlarich/Reuters)

Record-low sea ice as Arctic temperatures soar

Posted November 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Record-low sea ice as Arctic temperatures soar By Daniel de Vries on nthe World Socialist Web Site on November 22, 2016.

Sea ice extent this year compared to long term average

Reflections on Individuality and Its Implications for Psychotherapy with Nancy McWilliams at AIP

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS
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329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com

Reflections on Individuality and Its Implications for Psychotherapy, Nancy McWilliams, PhD, ABPP Date: December 2, 2016 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cost: $83.00 Contact Hours: 3

Overview:Appreciating clinical implications of personality differences has been a central concern for therapists since the early twentieth century. Our patients are unique individuals, with specific, personality-related strengths and weaknesses. Although we may focus on a particular “disorder” Read the rest of this post »

German Evangelicals Renounce Centuries-Old Mission to Convert Jews

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  German Evangelicals Renounce Centuries-Old Mission to Convert Jews
By Abra Forman on the Breaking Israel News website on November 20, 2016.

Martin Luther statue at the Dresden Frauenkirche, Church of Our Lady is a Lutheran church in Dresden, eastern Germany. (Meunierd/Shutterstock)
Read more at http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/78859/german-evangelicals-renounce-centuries-old-mission-convert-jews/#fxAYFmjBAc5RZl0u.99

NPAP Presents for Friends & Lovers of Psychoanalysis: Freud – Ferenczi Letters

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: NPAP Presents for Friends & Lovers of Psychoanalysis: Freud – Ferenczi Letters: a dramatic reading Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 5pm.

Secrets of Les Invalides: Home to war veterans and Napoleon

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Secrets of Les Invalides: Home to war veterans and Napoleon By Joanna Cockerell, Stéphanie Cheval, Georges Yazbeck, Nadia Charbit on the France24 website on August 26, 2016.

A Thanksgiving Primer For Trump Supporters

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: A Thanksgiving Primer For Trump Supporters by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on Novmber 21, 2016.

Donald Trump on the campaign trial with some enthusiastic supporters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Aid in dying respects vulnerable groups too

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Letters To Editors

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Click Here to Read: Aid in dying respects vulnerable groups too Letter to the Editor by Herbert Gross in the Washington Post on November 18, 2016.

Aid-in-dying advocates gather in from of the D.C. government building on Sept. 22 in support of legislation to allow terminally ill District residents to legally access fatal medication. (Fenit Nirappil/The Washington Post)

Fall 2016 edition of Other/Wise, Journal of the IFPE

Posted November 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: The Fall 2016 edition of Other/Wise, “The Aesthetics of Truth.”

Kurt Vonnegut on Reading, Boredom, Belonging, and Our Human Responsibility

Posted November 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Kurt Vonnegut on Reading, Boredom, Belonging, and Our Human Responsibility: “Hate, in the long run, is about as nourishing as cyanide.” by Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings Website on May 5, 2013.

‘All my life suddenly made sense’: how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life

Posted November 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: ‘All my life suddenly made sense’: how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life: Jon Adams was 52 when he learned he had Asperger syndrome. As adult referrals rise, he and others explain the impact – good and bad – of a late diagnosis by John Harris on The Guardian website on November 19, 2016.

Jon Adams has known that he has Asperger syndrome since April 2013. Photograph: Rosie Barnes

Psychology Sunday: Paul Ekman

Posted November 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read: Dr. Paul Ekman on the Paul Ekman.com website.

Click Here to Read: Paul Ekman on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Dr. Paul Ekman on Expression and Gesture and Their Role in Emotion and Deception – Part 1 on YouTube. Read the rest of this post »

Obama has become a therapist for those suffering from Trump anxiety

Posted November 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Obama has become a therapist for those suffering from Trump anxiety: US president’s trip to Europe has had to be repurposed from celebration to consolation, as he tries to convince the world it’s ‘not the apocalypse’ by Julian Borger on the Guardian website on November 19, 2016.

Barack Obama boards the Air Force One after his talks with heads of state in Europe Photograph: Rainer Jensen/EPA

Society Saturday: The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

Posted November 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Society Saturday

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Click Here to Read:  The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis website.

Click Here to Read: National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP) on the PsychoanalyticFair.org website.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis as a Profession: Confronting the NAAP challenge to psychoanalysis by Fredric T. Perlman, Ph.D. Text of a talk given at the Conference of the Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association, Washington DC, August 21, 2005.

Click Here to Read: Other posts on Society Saturday on this website.

‘Saved’ Yiddish propaganda film is haunting glimpse into lost world of pre-war Polish Jewry

Posted November 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: ‘Saved’ Yiddish propaganda film is haunting glimpse into lost world of pre-war Polish Jewry:  1936 documentary ‘Mir Kumen On’ unintentionally portends the horrors that awaited its subjects BY Jordan Hoffman on The Times of Israel website on November 19, 2016.

China delegate hits back at Trump’s climate change hoax claims

Posted November 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: China delegate hits back at Trump’s climate change hoax claims By Angela Dewan and Serenitie Wang on the CNN website on November 18, 2016.