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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
At its best, Tyson becomes its subject's psychotherapist, allowing him to disgorge with no judgment and little restraint his memories, fantasies, impulses, and fears.
Toback's Tyson tames two egos
| May 01, 2009
Soldiers committing suicide
On July 22, 2004, unable to handle the intensity anymore — the daily vomiting, the feeling that he was a murderer — Lucey wrapped a garden hose around his neck and hanged himself.
US troops are killing themselves in record numbers
| March 11, 2009
Interview: Ari Folman on Waltz with Bashir
Not long after I spoke with Ari Folman about Waltz with Bashir , a harrowing and black-comic animated memoir of his experience as an IDF soldier in the invasion of Lebanon in 1982, Israeli bombs fell on Gaza, in seeming anticipation of a ground offens
Song and dance
| January 06, 2009
Housing First proves successful, especially with chronic cases
Take homeless people whose lives are a mess — even addicts, alcoholics, and schizophrenics who won't take their meds — and give them their own apartments, without requiring that they clean up first, get a job, or "behave."
| December 17, 2008
Scarred for life
There’s evidence that blogging is not merely comforting, but healthy.
Writing through the pain of self-harm
| July 09, 2008
Will Harvard drop acid again?
In a moment of delightful whimsy in the annals of drug history, Albert Hofmann, after purposely ingesting LSD for the first time, rode his bicycle home and experienced all manner of beatific and hellish visions.
Psychedelic research returns to Crimsonland
| May 28, 2008
In the 1999 cult-classic satire Office Space, disgruntled corporate lackey Peter Gibbons visits an occupational hypnotherapist to address burn-out, stress, and his antipathy to TPS reports.
You, too, can learn to tap into people's unconscious through hypnosis
| April 25, 2008
The cupboards of Irish dramaturgy are crammed with ghosts.
Shining City at the Huntington; ASP’s The Tempest
| March 18, 2008
Fulsome prison blues
If a Hollywood It-Girl really wants to leave her mark this summer, she’ll have to work a lot harder than usual.
Two DUI s , cocaine, and now jail — what’s next for Li Lo? Five local dignitaries chime in.
| August 01, 2007
All in the family
A therapist can't babble, Lawrence Kimball tells us.
The Lanyard deftly handles dysfunction
| August 02, 2006
The back door of a Philly loony bin accidentally gets left open and a therapy group of hairy, tattooed idiot savants in hospital-issued wife-beaters escape.
Six Demon Bag | Ace Fu
| May 31, 2006
On December 25, Dr. Charles W. Socarides, one of the last of the old-school scourges of the gay community, died at the age of 83 in New York.
The man who wanted to "cure" homosexuality succumbs to a lifetime of controversy
| January 18, 2006
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