Posts Tagged ‘Psychiatry’

August 18th, 2022 - 11:36 pm § in Donald Trump

Is it “politics” for a psychiatrist to call a politician dangerous?

Prof. Bandy X. Lee, M.D., is a brilliant Yale-educated psychiatrist who wrote a “comprehensive textbook on violence.” According to Wikipedia, Dr. Lee (photo, left) “studied the anthropology of violence in East Africa as a fellow of the National Institute of Mental Health and co-aut[...]

February 5th, 2017 - 11:52 am § in Misc.

Chris Goodwin: Psychiatry as Industry

Christopher Goodwin FACEBOOK A recent study on personality disorders showed that 5.9% of the population has borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and 6.2% has Narcissistic Personality Disorder, some people have both but the average is 10% of the population with one or the other or both. Women made u[...]

December 1st, 2014 - 12:26 pm § in Uncategorized

Scientists revolt against one of Europe’s most ambitious research projects

  Dissenters are threatening to boycott a $1.6 billion attempt to simulate the brain’s workings. from the Global Post:   — If it’s true, as the saying goes, that politics in academia are especially vicious because the stakes are so low, raising the ante doesn’t always seem to improve [...]

July 2nd, 2014 - 9:43 am § in America, Politics

July 4: THE GOP Needs YOU! Stephen, Speaker Boehner and House Republicans are suing President Obama for his unconstitutional overreach and abuse of power. This Imperial President’s unprecedented disregard for the Constitution and desire for more power has reached a new low. Obama has ignored and selectively enforced[...]

June 8th, 2014 - 9:40 am § in Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Pope Francis to host joint Israel-Palestinian peace prayer

Pope Francis has invited Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas to pray at the Vatican. The sense of irony here is overwhelming. When Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President , Mahmoud Abbas come together with Pontifex Maximus Francis, how many of the men there will be believers in  …[...]

May 28th, 2014 - 9:44 am § in America, Politics

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May 15th, 2014 - 12:56 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

UT Austin shows that income disparity is the major obstacle to kids success in college

University of Texas ..               Are the Top 7% from low income schools as able as the 7% from high income schools? (Cross Post from The-Ave.US) This is a phenomenal article on an effort at the University of Texas to assist students from economic, as opposes to racial, minorities. M[...]

April 23rd, 2014 - 7:25 am § in Religion, The Ave Scene

An End of Passover Letter to Hugh Schwartz, Bill Quick About The Logo

Dear Hugh and Bill Happy Pesach.  I am writing to you as Passover ends about two matters I know you both care about: Israel and the misuse of the UW logo. I have written a lot her about your efforts to prevent my father’s experiences in Buchenwald, his amazing writings and pictures,  from co[...]

April 16th, 2014 - 12:42 am § in Misc., Religion, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: government deals with witches and jinns.

KSA facing increased cases of witchcraft “Preachers who earn their living by exorcizing spirits should charge affordable fees.” The Saudi government news agency reports that witchcraft is rampant in the Western Province. Makkah and Madinah have recorded the highest number of cases, sourc[...]

March 22nd, 2014 - 11:40 pm § in Uncategorized

Which Professions Have The Most Psychopaths?

We don’t have to wonder anymore, thanks to Time magazine (with a hat tip to CBS News, who tipped me off to this story). Let’s start with a definition: “Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has been variously described as characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduce[...]