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CPC Blog: Posts made in February, 2011

A Recovery High School, Cont’d.

On Sunday, February 20th, the Plain Dealer carried a front-page story on the rising rate of deaths due to accidental drug overdoses.  The article reveals that about one quarter of the overdose deaths in Cuyahoga County in 2009 were people 30 years or younger, and carried the story of a sixteen-year-old heroin user who sought […]

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Analytic Flicks Discussion: “The King’s Speech”

A large, appreciative audience gathered at the Center’s offices last Sunday to discuss the film, “The King’s Speech.”  According to Margaret Zerba, the discussion leader, audience participation was high.  The discussion ranged from history of Great Britain and the royal family to praise for the performances of Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush.  While not overly […]

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Post-Deployment Mental Health

A thought-provoking article in New York Magazine reports on alarming rates of mental illness among soldiers returning from the Middle East, and questions the efficacy of the therapies available to them.

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In Memory of Jean Pauline Kushleika

Many here were saddened to learn of our colleague Jean Kushleika’s death.  Here’s a copy of the letter that Joanne Naegele sent to the family in remembrance. Jean Pauline Kushleika 1925 – 2010 By Joanne Naegele Feb. 5, 2011 2PM University House Seattle, Washington Friend…Colleague…Adventurer I learned from Karen on December 27, 2010 that Jean […]

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Freud’s Last Session

I gave in, and admitted that God Is God …perhaps that night, the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England. From CS Lewis Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life (1955) chapter XIV During the winter meetings of the APsaA in January this year, I saw with psychoanalyst friends from other cities […]

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Eleanor Galenson, Expert on Children’s Sexuality, Dies at 94

Dr. Galenson was a professor of psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Medical Center in  New York. Read the New York Times obituary here. Dr. Galenson and a colleague, after observing and documenting the actions of infants, concluded that children make the discovery of genital difference between the ages of 15 to […]

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