Joe Hockey’s Slips

Despite its vastness, living space in Australia is among the most expensive in the world. The solution to this problem proposed by the Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey, is that those without houses access their superannuation in advance of retirement to fund a deposit. Continue reading

Psychoanalysis and the DSM – a brief discussion and critique

The following was presented at a meeting of the Lacan Circle of Melbourne in July, 2013:


Marie-Helene Brousse (2013, p. 24) said of diagnosis that it was considered by Lacan ‘as an act, implying a decision requiring logical argumentation and clinical confirmation’. Alas, this is not the modus operandi for mainstream psychiatry and psychology.

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