Tag Archives: psychopathology

Who is “Dr. Filth”?

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Child survivors of Auschwitz, wearing adult-size prisoner jackets, stand behind a barbed wire fence. The group includes a few twins. Still from the Soviet Film of the liberation of Auschwitz by the film unit of the First Ukrainian Front-Alexander Voronzow. 1945. Via Wikimedia. Public Domain. Bob Dylan’s song “Desolation Row” […]

In search of Cassandra

Charles Kels San Antonio, Texas, United States   Cassandra by Evelyn De Morgan, 1898, depicts Troy burning in the background as the mythological figure prophesied. Cassandra. 1898 Evelyn De Morgan. The De Morgan Foundation, Surrey, England. http://www.demorgan.org.uk/Cassandra. Public domain. “Psychiatrists are [not] always wrong with respect to future dangerousness, only most of the time.” –Barefoot […]