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The Examined Life by Stephen Grosz – review

Stephen Grosz's collection of essays about his time as a psychoanalyst is as insightful as it is moving<p>One of the many attributes of a good psychoanalyst is restraint, and Stephen Grosz's first book, <i>The Examined Life</i>, puts it to a graceful, literary use. Drawing on his 25 years of practice, Grosz …

Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

<i>“Writing is a little door,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. <i>“Some fantasies, like big pieces of furniture, won’t come through.”</i> <b>Sigmund Freud</b> (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) — a key figure in the making of consumer culture, deft architect of his own myth, modern plaything — set out to peek through …

What's in a name ... and what isn't? Sigmund Freud - The Washington Post - The Washington Post

Was Freud a Freudian?<br>Not in your dreams.<p>Sigmund Freud asked that we reveal our deepest secrets. Acknowledging the truth about one's past, he insisted, offered relief for even the most stubborn neurosis.<p>David M. Brinley for The Washington Post<p>But this acolyte of soul-searching had a very casual …

Sigmund Freud

Freud was a pioneering neuroscientist

Before gaining worldwide recognition as the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud made an important contribution to early modern neuroscience<p>Penis envy. Repression. Libido. Ego. Few have left a legacy as enduring and pervasive as Sigmund Freud. Despite being dismissed long ago as …

Mirosław Bałka: Freud, the Holocaust and the unbearable melancholy of being

In his first exhibition in Britain since his black box at Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, the acclaimed Polish sculptor riffs on The Interpretation of Dreams and Treblinka – with often macabre results<p>Adam loiters in Hampstead, rampaging in the front garden of 20 Maresfield Gardens, the house where …

Study Shows Long-Lasting Effects of Specific Psychotherapies for Treatment of Depression with Alcoholism

[frame style=”simple” align=”left”][/frame]<p>Alcoholism and depression are the right and left hands of a heartbreaking condition that often includes …

Cognitive Science

Overcoming Your Emotional Blind Spots

<b>Emotional blind spots are often aspects of ourselves that we're unable to see, but other people, especially people who are close to us, can see. The</b> …

Psychotherapy Techniques and Options

Psychotherapy is a general term that is used to describe the process of treating psychological disorders and mental distress by the use of verbal and …

Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Options

There are a variety of effective treatments for borderline personality disorder (BPD). What treatments seem to work best, and what should I know …

WRIC

This month crews will begin adding sidewalks, ramps, crosswalks and pedestrian signals at seven intersections.<p>Two important meetings are set to take …

Online Psychotherapy as Good as In-Person Treatment, Study Says

A new study from Switzerland found that online psychotherapy is "just as efficient" as traditional, in-person therapy.<p>University of Zurich clinical …