Monthly Archive for: ‘3 weeks ago’

Formulating COVID-19 Policy: A Psychological Perspective on Consideration and Compassion

Formulating COVID-19 Policy: A Psychological Perspective on Consideration and Compassion

Multiple perspectives are offered regarding COVID-19 policies involving commitment to both consideration and compassion, with four choices being considered in the context of systems,-based, slow thinking and polarity management.

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Authority, Identification and Nationalism: The Future of Freedom in Estonia

Authority, Identification and Nationalism: The Future of Freedom in Estonia

Authoritarianism was evident in the passivity of Estonian men and women as learners and as architects of their own personal and collective futures during the early1990s. Like many Eastern European countries (and many other countries for that matter) Estonia has traditionally been ruled by authoritarian hierarchies imposed from outside. What about today?

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What Has the Coronavirus Taught Us in Our Life?

What Has the Coronavirus Taught Us in Our Life?

One thing that amazes me, is that COVID-19 has provided reminder of our interconnectedness.

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COVID-19: Organizational Challenges and Opportunities

COVID-19: Organizational Challenges and Opportunities

[Additional essays and videocasts regarding psychological ramifications of the COVID-19 virus outbreak can be found at: https://communitiescollaborating.com/[ Kevin Weitz, Psy.D. …

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Authoritarianism and the Escape from Freedom

Authoritarianism and the Escape from Freedom

The lingering ghost of authoritarianism in Eastern Europe that Berne Weiss and I identified during the early 1990s (Bergquist and Weiss, 1994) was tragically prescient. This ghost is still haunting many 21st Century countries throughout the world.

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COVID-19: A Day in the Life of Someone Caregiving for an Adult Child with Special Needs

COVID-19: A Day in the Life of Someone Caregiving for an Adult Child with Special Needs

Now my special needs daughter is home because her work program and residential program are both closed. Works has to take place between her needs and demands

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COVID-19: Psychological Lessons from China

COVID-19: Psychological Lessons from China

This essay includes material prepared by Xiaoyun (Sharon) Ma, a member of the Global Psychology Task Force–a group of experienced …

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COVID-19: Stress and Anxiety

COVID-19: Stress and Anxiety

This essay concerns ways to reduce the stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 virus.

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Politics and Mental Health: Hand-In-Hand Throughout the COVID-19 Crisis

Politics and Mental Health: Hand-In-Hand Throughout the COVID-19 Crisis

Most every conversation about COVID is first about Social Distancing. Then the conversation somehow pivots to the economy, Then nine out of ten times the conversation will take what seems to be a drastic and arbitrary turn towards politics. Why?

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A Western Mind-Presenting as American Philosopher and Psychologist William James

A Western Mind-Presenting as American Philosopher and Psychologist William James

This essay is intended to expand on the oral presentation given on August 14, 2019, specifically focusing on the concepts of American philosopher and psychologist, William James, and the application of these concepts to modem American psychology. The essay is presented as first person William James who announced his ideas through time travel.

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