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The Tragic Life, Depression and Suicide of Mindy McCready – Post-mortem analysis

The Tragic Life, Depression and Suicide of Mindy McCready – Post-mortem analysis

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

On February 17, 2013, the U.S. media reported the suicide of country singer, Mindy McCready. She was once known to be a Nashville superstar, but reportedly addiction, arrest, and her boyfriend’s death culminated in her suicide at age 37. She suffered from long-standing problems, according to recent newspaper and magazine articles, and had a poor [...]

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How I Became A Case History For Dr. Wilhelm Reich

How I Became A Case History For Dr. Wilhelm Reich

Article by Editor

By Jean Rosenthal Harris. In 1950, I was twenty three years old and pregnant with my first child. My husband Ed and I were living in a cold water flat on East 41st St. and 2nd Ave. in Manhattan. The United Nations building was under construction just a few blocks away. We learned from Ed’s [...]

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Kleptomania, a Case Discussion

Kleptomania, a Case Discussion

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

In 2007 a middle age woman came to see me.  She told me that she was feeling very tense, never could relax, she said she never felt happy.  She was feeling as if her head was exploding.  The bright point of her life was her young daughter.  She was well educated, nice and kind and [...]

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Annotation on Dr. Reich’s case: The Orgasm Reflex

Annotation on Dr. Reich’s case: The Orgasm Reflex

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

One of the essential books on Orgonomy and Psychiatric Orgone Therapy, is The Function of the Orgasm written by Dr. Reich in 1940 shortly after arriving in the United States.  It is a good, basic book for students of Orgonomy containing condensed valuable information.   In this book, Dr. Reich describes the gradual evolution of [...]

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A Case Vignette and Discussion

A Case Vignette and Discussion

Article by Stephan Simonian M.D.

Lori, a 20-year-old girl, has applied for social security and disability.  She is unable to work and has been referred for psychiatric evaluation. Her story is as follows.  At the age of 9, her parents divorced and her father left the family. Her father was physically abusive towards her and her mother. After her father [...]

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