Mods and their scooters, Manchester 1965
Volume 53, Issue 2, May 2022, Page 222-241
Pleasure and Panic reveals how cultural fears and social, political, and economic disparities have always been deeply embedded in attitudes about drugs and alcohol. Long before John Lennon testified at Canada’s Le Dain Commission in favour of marijuana decriminalization, social movements existed to challenge the view that consumption of mind-altering substances, especially by young people, posed a danger to society.
A new piece in Psychoanalysis and History will interest AHP readers: “René Spitz’s Empty Frames: ‘Hospitalism’, Screen Analysis and the Birth of Infant Psychiatry,” by Katie Joice. Abstract: This article casts light on the origins of infant psychiatry by taking a new, interdisciplinary approach to the work of psychoanalyst and film-maker René Spitz. Focusing on … Continue reading René Spitz’s Empty Frames: ‘Hospitalism’, Screen Analysis and the Birth of Infant Psychiatry