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"Paul Krugman has it backwards: Hillary supporters are the ones in a fantasy world" 2016




"Why Progressive Leaders Feel Like Imposters" 2015

"The Science of Addiction and Recovery" 2015

"It's Not the Economy, Stupid!" 2015

"Robert Kuttner Isn't the Only One Who Needs to Hear More Prophetic Voices" 2015

"Who is speaking Up for the insured? Progressives are Missing the Boat " 2013

"The Hypocrisy Behind the Gun Lobby's Focus on Mental Illness" 2012

"No Virginia--AT&T Just Seems Like the Great Satan" 2012

"Why Do So Many People Love Dr. Laura?" 2010




The Breakdown of Empathy and the Political Right in America:  What child psychology can teach us about the current GOP 2016

Springsteen's Astounding Candor:  Born to Tell the Truth 2016

Is Universal Basic Income a Powerful Strategy Against Job-Killing Automation? Andy Stern Thinks So 2016

Trump, Sanders, and the Longing for Authenticity 2016

Paul Krugman is Flirting With Irrelevance 2016

It Is Paul Krugman Who Lives in a Fantasy World, Not Bernie Supporters 2016

"How Can We Stop America's Deadly Epidemic of Loneliness?" 2016

"A Psychologist Puts Trump and the GOP on the Couch”2015

"Why-some-people-act-mean-and-offensive-ways-toward-immigrant-children" 2014

" The Surprising Reason Americans Might Feel Helpless and Depressed"
2014

"Go Deep, Not Thin, to Win." 2013

"Bruce Springsteen and the Politics of Meaning in America." 2012

"The Real Reasons Men Like Anthony Weiner Risk Their Careers For Sexting ." 2011

"Why We Need to Have Empathy for Tea Party Lunatics." 2010


"The Psychology of the Right-Wing's Anti-Government 'Death-Panel' Delusions." 2009

"When We Talk About Health Care, We're Forgetting One Important Group: The Already Insured ." 2009

"The Soul-Crushing Malaise of the 50s Killed the American Dream ," 2009

"Economic PTSD:  The Psychological Effects of the Recession ," 2009

"Why We Should Stop Demonizing John Edwards ," 2008

"I'm Tired of Being Cool: Understanding My Love Affair With Barack Obama ," 2008






"Transforming Trade Unions:  A Psychotherapist's Insights," Tikkun.org, Winter, 2011

"The Political Psychology of Pedophilia in American Society," vol. 18, no. 3, 2003.

"Post-Traumatic Love Syndrome," vol. 17, no. 1, 2002.

"What's Love Got To Do With It? ... Everything," vol. 16, no. 5, 2001.

"High Crimes and Jerry Springer: The Psychopathology of a Public Hanging," vol. 13, no. 6, 1998

"Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth: the Psychological and Social Problem of Altruism ," vol. 13, no. 5, 1998.

"Selfishness and the Politics of Meaning," vol. 13, no. 3, 1998.

"Post-Modernism and Psychoanalysis: Fiddling While Rome Burns," vol. 12, no. 2, 1997.

"Why Can't the Left Take Yes for an Answer?," vol. 11, no. 5, 1996.

The Psychodynamics of Cynicism ," vol. 11, no. 3, 1996.

Helping the Patient Get Better: Psychoanalysis, Optimism, and Social Change ,' vol. 9, no. 3, 1994.

"The Nature of Mental Illness: A Response to Reginald Zelnik's 'On Schizophrenia, Reductionism, and Family Responsibility," 1990.

"Is Psychiatry Going Out of Its Mind?" vol. 4, no. 4, 1989.

"Looking for Addictions in All the Wrong Places," vol. 3, no. 6, 1988.

"The Wooly Mammoth Fights Back," vol. 2, no. 2, 1987


Trauma and the Vital Importance of Empathy December 31, 2016

Forgiveness is overrated November 21, 2016

Bringing depression out of the closet
October 31, 2016

The real reasons people change October 19, 2016

Do you have an immunity to change? September 27, 2016

People want to be healthy September 6, 2016

Boys will be boys August 8, 2016

Tolerating failure key to success July 25, 2016

Shut up and listen July 11, 2016

Attachment in human development May 16, 2016

Having to parent a parent June 27, 2016

The power of an apology June 13, 2016

Narcissism and the empty self May 30, 2016

Why do we cry at happy endings? May 23, 2016

Do you have survivor guilt? May 9, 2016

Learned helplessness — recipe for depression, cynicism May 2, 2016

Waiting for the doctor is bad for everybody April 25, 2016

Loneliness is a public health issue April 18, 2016

The languages of love March 28, 2016

Are you being gaslighted? April 4, 2016

Overcoming the imposter syndrome March 21, 2016

Dark side of golden rule March 14, 2016

Are parents always to blame? March 7, 2016

How does psychotherapy work? February 22, 2016

What causes addiction, and what can be done about it February 15, 2016

The post-holiday blues February 1, 2016

How do you find a good therapist? January 25, 2016

 


ACADEMIC   PUBLICATIONS

"Shame and the Resistance to Jewish Renewal," in Lansky, M. and Morrison, A., eds., The Range of Shame, The Analytic Press, Hillsdale: New Jersey, 1997


"Narcissism and Family Structure: A Social-Historical Perspective," Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, vol. 3, no. 3, 1980 (with Ilene Philipson.)


OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

"We Need More Than Bread And Butter" September 2015

"The Psychology of Patriotism, Phi Delta Kappan," April, 2006

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