Friday, October 24, 2008

Vets for Freedom

Vets for Freedom: "I am a disabled vietnam veteran. I mean you no harm. For some reason I am compelled to tell you that it is exactly your philosophy that gets us into these unspeakable horrors. I know you believe in what you're doing. I know there are two sides to everything, and change doesn't come easy. But someday your way of doing things will be extinct, and the world will be a better place for it. I am putting everything I have into reaching that day. I probably won't see it in my life time. That doesn't mean it isn't worth pursuing. Thank you for your time."

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Downsizing to 100 square feet of bliss -

Downsizing to 100 square feet of bliss - "Californians have begun building 100-square-foot homes for minimalists

Couple says you don't need to keep up with the Joneses to be happy

One designer's home is so tiny, there's no space for his wife

'I like the idea of showing people how little a person could need'"

"I don't think bigger is better," he says.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Top Psychiatrist Failed to Report Drug Income -

Top Psychiatrist Failed to Report Drug Income - "From 2000 through 2006, Dr. Nemeroff earned more than $960,000 from GlaxoSmithKline but listed earnings of less than $35,000 for the period on his university disclosure forms, according to Congressional documents"

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Psychoanalytic Therapy Wins Backing -

Psychoanalytic Therapy Wins Backing - "Intensive psychoanalytic therapy, the “talking cure” rooted in the ideas of Freud, has all but disappeared in the age of drug treatments and managed care.

But now researchers are reporting that the therapy can be effective against some chronic mental problems, including anxiety and borderline personality disorder.
In a review of 23 studies of such treatment involving 1,053 patients, the researchers concluded that the therapy, given as often as three times a week, in many cases for more than a year, relieved symptoms of those problems significantly more than did some shorter-term therapies"