Known Unknowns: The Difference Between Science and Scientism in Psychiatry - Medscape - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:44

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Known Unknowns: The Difference Between Science and Scientism in Psychiatry
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When I was a second-year psychiatry resident in the 1980s, a period when CT technology was relatively new, I once had occasion to go over a scan of the brain with the chief resident in radiology. After discussing the findings with the resident, I asked ...

Remade by Terror - New York Times - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:21

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Remade by Terror
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The woman in the photograph doesn't look frightened, even though she has reason to be; on the other side of the crumbling wall behind her, a small boy is pointing a big gun at someone just outside the frame. Something in her posture, however, the way ...

Health|FDA Imposes Rules for E-Cigarettes in a Landmark Move - New York Times - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:58

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Health|FDA Imposes Rules for E-Cigarettes in a Landmark Move
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Opinion. Today's Opinion · Op-Ed Columnists · Editorials · Contributing Writers · Op-Ed Contributors · Opinionator · Letters · Sunday Review · Taking Note · Room for Debate · Public Editor · Video: Opinion ...

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Nick Offerman: By the Book - New York Times - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:00

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Nick Offerman: By the Book
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What's the one book right now you'd like to recommend to everyone? Shucks. If I can only pick one, then it's “Our Only World,” Wendell Berry's most recent collection of essays. At 81 years of age, Mr. Berry brings his venerable decades of eloquent ...

Book Review|'Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts' and 'Waylon!' - New York Times - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:26

Book Review|'Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts' and 'Waylon!'
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The island is inhabited by fauna and flora with exotic names like “puk-puk geese” and “mushi-mush” trees; the townsfolk are the kind of nonthreatening eccentrics you'd find on “Gilmore Girls”; the only dangerous area is a forest overrun with ...

Book Review|'The Nameless City,' by Faith Erin Hicks - New York Times - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:44

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Book Review|'The Nameless City,' by Faith Erin Hicks
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Faith Erin Hicks's new graphic novel, “The Nameless City,” takes place in an oft-conquered metropolis located at a key geographic crossroads. Drawn with sloping roofs and elegant symmetry, its architecture recalls ancient China, but in geopolitical ...

Gloria Steinem Brings Feminism to Viceland - New York Times - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 23:52

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Gloria Steinem Brings Feminism to Viceland
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Seen-it-all aides went rapt as Ms. Steinem recounted her experience as a 17-year-old in Washington (“We made it a project to swim in all the fountains”), the first president she remembers (Franklin D. Roosevelt) and the times she picketed outside the ...

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Books|Review: Richard Russo Returns Upstate in 'Everybody's Fool' - New York Times - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:22

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Books|Review: Richard Russo Returns Upstate in 'Everybody's Fool'
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There's also a character nicknamed Spinmatics Joe for both his xenophobia and his stubborn inability to pronounce “Hispanics.” There's also grave robbery, but this is the kind of place where a mud-covered man can be asked “How'd you get all filthy like ...

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Books|'Hamilton: The Revolution' Races Out of Bookstores, Echoing the Musical's Success - New York Times - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:46

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Books|'Hamilton: The Revolution' Races Out of Bookstores, Echoing the Musical's Success
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The highly sought hardcover “Hamilton: The Revolution.” Credit Earl Wilson for The New York Times. Getting into “Hamilton” these days requires either deep pockets — for tickets on the secondary market — or high-level connections. This hip-hop musical ...

Daniel Aaron, Critic and Historian Who Pioneered American Studies, Dies at 103 - New York Times - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:55

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Daniel Aaron, Critic and Historian Who Pioneered American Studies, Dies at 103
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Smith College hired him as a freshly minted Ph.D., and he taught there for 30 years. During wartime shortages of manpower, he worked on a farm and as a volunteer police officer. He also pitched for a softball team in Northampton, Mass. He and his wife ...

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New blood test may be able to find best antidepressant match - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

New blood test may be able to find best antidepressant matchCape Cod Times (subscription)British scientists took a major step toward bringing personalized medicine to mental health on Tuesday, announcing that they developed a blood test that can accurately predict whether you'll respond to the conventional, commonly prescribed ...

Rumore to speak at NAMI meeting - Bonner County Daily Bee

Rumore to speak at NAMI meetingBonner County Daily BeeSANDPOINT — Dante Rumore, clinical social worker serving the nation's combat veterans, will speak on Wednesday, June 15, at the NAMI Far North meeting. The National Alliance on Mental Illness meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.

This Is Why You Constantly Diagnose Yourself Over The Internet - Gizmodo Australia

This Is Why You Constantly Diagnose Yourself Over The InternetGizmodo AustraliaFor those of use who aren't extensively trained in psychology, the line between the Forer effect and actual psychology gets thinner by the day, which is one of the reasons why so many people are self-diagnosing.

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