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  1. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Love Affair

    This is a review and discussion of a novel titled “Loving Frank” by Nancy Horan. It is the story of the real life extramarital love affair of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney a writer and a married mother of two children. Both lovers left their spouses and children in order to live together. This very well written story raises questions about love, marriage, feminism and the impact of divorce on children. The potential role of psychotherapy in these situations is part of the discussion of this novel .

  2. Suicide: Main Theme of Meeting in San Francisco May16-18 2013

    Suicide is the 11th leading cause of all death in the United States. It is one of most important issues which mental health professionals are concerned about in their clinical work. The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry of which I have the honor of currently being President, has designated the title of its […]

  3. Alfred M. Freedman (1917-2011)

    On April 17, 2011 Alfred M. Freedman died in New York at the age of 94. Dr. Freedman had been the 102nd President of the American Psychiatric Association and also had been the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College.

  4. Secrets Lies, the CIA and a Psychiatrist

    A book titled Secrets & Lies by Gordon Thomas tells the story of how the CIA in the 1950s and 60s sponsored unethical research by prominent psychiatrists such Dr. Ewen Cameron. This involved trying to study mind control and brain washing and at times using drugs such as LSD as well as other special techniques.