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The Vienna Melody

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Vienna Melody By Ernst Lothar Reviewed by Dennis Drabelle in The Washington Post on August 5, 2015.

Changing Sex, Changing Psychoanalysis with Patricia Gherovici at CFS

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of The Contemporary Freudian Society
Changing Sex, Changing Psychoanalysis
One-Session Program
Instructor: Patricia Gherovici, PhD
Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Time: 8:00-10:00pm
Location: Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Hatch Auditorium, Madison Ave @ 100th St, NYC

I take as my point of departure the dawn of psychoanalysis: hysteric patients presented somatic problems for which Read the rest of this post »

Writer’s Wednesday: Jonathan Safran Foer

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Jonathan Safran Foer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Love Is Blind and Deaf BY Jonathan Safran Foer in The Ne Yorker in the June 8, 2015 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  Against Meat By Jonathan Safran Foer in The New York Times on October 7, 2009.

Click Here to Read: A Bag of Tired Tricks: Blank pages? Photos of mating tortoises? The death throes of the postmodern novel B. R. Myers in The Atlantic Monthly in the MAY 2005 Issue. Read the rest of this post »

Justifiable Evil by Mario Pabon Coming Soon from IPBooks

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Justifiable Evil by Mario Pabon on the IPBooks website.

Response to Hoffman Report from Frank Summers

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture

FrankSummersAt the risk of “Hoffman fatigue” I write my critique of Drs. Banks, Dunivin, James, and Newman’s message because I find it so distorted that I feel compelled to write down my reaction, even though I know others have done the same.

In response to the Kaufman report, Drs. Morgan Banks, Debra Dunivin, Larry C. James, and Russ Newman have written what they regard as a critique of the report. The first three are or were military psychologists who served in Guantanamo and Russ Newman is the spouse of Debra Dunivin. Dr. Dunivin was what is known as a “BSCT” or member of a Behavioral Science Consulting Team, the organization of mental health professional experts who participated in the interrogation of Guantanamo detainees. Dr. Banks, although not an APA member, was appointed to the PENS Task Force along with Dr. James, who is an APA member. The military connections of this Read the rest of this post »

IPTAR Clinical Center

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read: IPTAR Clinical Center website.

Sex, Lies, and the Internet: Jonathan Franzen’s reckoning with his literary inheritance

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:    Sex, Lies, and the Internet: Jonathan Franzen’s reckoning with his literary inheritance By Sam Tanenhaus on the New Republic Website on August 3, 2015.

Century of Insight: The Twentieth Century Enlightenment of the Mind by Derry MacDiarmid

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Review: Century of Insight: The Twentieth Century Enlightenment of the Mind by Derry MacDiarmid Reviewed by Michael Robbins.

Happy Birthday Louis Armstrong!

Posted August 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read: Second Satchmo Birthday Broadcast on the WKCR website on Tue, 4 Aug 2015 (All day).

Click Here to Read: His Renaissance on Record on this website.

Click Here to Read: Louis Armstrong on Wikipedia. Read the rest of this post »

The Evolution of the Medem Sanitorium

Posted August 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Books

Victor Gilinsky

Click Here to View: The Evolution of the Medem Sanitorium: Victor Gilinsky, son of Medem Sanitorium co-founder Shloyme Gilinski, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 14, 2013 in Santa Monica, California on the Yiddish Book Center Website.

Click Here to Purchase: City Within a City by Basia Temkin Berman.

Therapy for Tough Guys

Posted August 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Therapy for Tough Guys By Eric Sherman in The New York Times on August 4, 2015.

Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life

Posted August 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life By Erica Goode in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

How the American Psychological Assn. lost its way

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture

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Click Here To Read: How the American Psychological Assn. lost its way By Roy Eidelson, Jean Maria Arrigo in the Los Angelos Times on July 30, 2015.

Waiting for the Bomb to Drop

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Waiting for the Bomb to Drop By Paul Saint-Amour in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

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Teenagers, Medication and Suicide

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Teenagers, Medication and Suicide by Richard A. Friedman in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

Few or Thousands of Theories in Psychoanalysis? by Riccardo Lombardi

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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FormlessInfinintyLombardiClick Here to Read: Few or Thousands of Theories in Psychoanalysis? The Dark Night of the Soul and the Body by Riccardo Lombardi.

 

GIFs Go Beyond Emoji to Express Thoughts Without Words

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  GIFs Go Beyond Emoji to Express Thoughts Without Words By Mike Isaac in The New York Times on August 3, 2015.

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A Response to the Hoffman Report

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture

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Click Here to Read: A Response to the Hoffman Report by Drs Newman, Dunivin, Banks & James.

Lou Andreas-Salomé, the First Female Psychoanalyst

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Lou Andreas-Salomé, the First Female Psychoanalyst on the Freud quotes website.

COWAP Conference: The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women

Posted August 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  Flyer for the COWAP Conference: The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women March 5 and 6th, 2015, at Katzen Center for the Arts, American University,  in Washington, DC .