Posts for the “E. What is going wrong….” category

Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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How are Freud & Lacan evidence-based?

by Julia Evans on September 15, 2014

This material is taken from notes I made before the Saturday 6th September meeting. They have been expanded to include comments from the group, for which my thanks. My project, (…)

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After a crisis, what emerges?

by Julia Evans on August 4, 2014

Two items, recently engaged with, raise questions: 1)  What emerges after a crisis? This question is put in Gil Caroz’s presentation on 10th May 2014, at Ghent, towards the next (…)

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Psychoanalysis and the Post-DSM Crisis : 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on July 1, 2014

Translated by Adrian Price Published – www.latigolacaniano.com (http://www.latigolacaniano.com/textos.html ) & available here – Hurly-Burly: Issue 12: January 2015 ; p41-56 : few print copies available because of print failure. Reference (…)

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Racism 2.0 LQ 371: 26th January 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on January 26, 2014

This article was originally published in French in the 26 January 2014 edition of Lacan Quotidien Lien vers le site (No. 371, pp. 1-6).  Lien vers Lacan Quotidien n° 371 The English translation (…)

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Transmission according to Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on January 3, 2014

There follows three comments made by Jacques Lacan. JE welcomes any further contributions. Thank you. Seminar I Availability given here Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on (…)

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Politics, ethics, regulation and the talking therapies : current positions emerging from Parliamentary debate

by Julia Evans on November 20, 2013

Thank you Andrew Samuels for circulating this article: Abhorrent ‘cure’ for homosexuality will not be banned, says Government minister. Psychotherapists trying to convert gay patients to hetrosexuality is “wholly abhorrent” a (…)

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Work capability assessments for those with NICE/DSM defined mental illness

by Julia Evans on October 27, 2013

Comments on: ‘People with mental illness need help to get back to work – but coercion is wrong. We have to do more to help find jobs, without setting people up (…)

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Recommended blog: Are we really improving access to psychological therapies? The Changing Political Environment of Counselling and Psychotherapy

by Julia Evans on January 23, 2013

Available here or here: are we really improving access to psychological therapies? This is not only recommended, you are invited to join in by posting – see the end statement. About this blog: (…)

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…diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely: Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label

by Julia Evans on December 6, 2012

The Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label (ISL) : ‘However, our preliminary findings show that the diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely. The (…)

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