Fred Busch on the IPA “Talks on Psychoanalysis” Podcast – AUDIO

Posted in History, Library Corner

Our member, Fred Busch, PhD, appeared in the recent episode of the IPA podcast to talk about his new paper “Self-Criticism as a Lifeline”. The program aired on June 17, 2020. Click on the player above to listen or follow this link to discover this and other conversations in the IPA “Talks on Psychoanalysis” series. Fred Busch, PhD, is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute....

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Meet the Author Webinar – Joan Wheelis – VIDEO

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Joan Wheelis, MD, discussed her new memoir “The Known, the Secret, the Forgotten” (W.W. Norton, 2019) with Steven Ablon, MD, and Andrea Celenza, PhD, and a live audience via a Webinar Meet the Author held on Tue, Jun 2, at 7:30-9pm EST. The program was organized and recorded by the library of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Click here to watch other interviews in our Meet the Author, The Voice of Experience, and...

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Diagnosing from a Distance

Posted in Library Corner, Recent Work

Diagnosing from a Distance: Debates over Libel Law, Media, and Psychiatric Ethics from Barry Goldwater to Donald Trump (Cambridge University Press, 2020) is a new book by a BPSI Candidate Member, John Martin-Joy, MD. Ever since the rise of Adolf Hitler, mental health professionals have sought to use their knowledge of human psychology to understand – and intervene in – political developments. From Barry Goldwater to Donald Trump,...

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Nancy J. Chodorow’s Interview with New Books in Psychoanalysis

Posted in History, Library Corner

Nancy J. Chodorow, PhD, a BPSI training analyst, lecturer in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and professor emerita of sociology at University of California, Berkeley, was recently interviewed by Sebastian Thrul, a psychoanalyst in training in Germany and Switzerland, about her new book The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye Toward an American Independent Tradition (Routledge, 2019). The interview was recorded for, and published...

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The Trouble With Modern Psychiatry

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The Trouble With Modern Psychiatry: A Basis in Science For the Subjective Mind (LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2017) is a recent book by a BPSI Member, Ronald Abramson, MD. Why do people hate psychiatrists? In the past decades enormous advances have been made in understanding the biology of mental disorders which lead to more effective biological treatments, and yet there is a growing anti-psychiatry movement whose members often feel that...

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Climate Crisis, Psychoanalysis, and Radical Ethics

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Rita Teusch, PhD, Faculty Member of BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Orange, Donna M. (2017). Routledge, 147p. Donna Orange, a psychoanalyst and assistant clinical professor (adjunct) at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy is an internationally recognized teacher of psychoanalysis and humanistic ethics and the author of more...

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