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Research Associates

The Research Associates of the American Psychoanalytic Association (RAAPA) is a category of association for research scientists, research oriented clinicians and others with an interest in psychoanalytically oriented research. RAAPA’s mission is to promote the development of empirical investigations of psychoanalytic theory and treatment. RAAPA fosters the collaboration and communication of research developments and results among its Associates.

  • Reduced Registration Fees & Advance Notification of APsaA’s Meetings

  • Subscription to APsaA's quarterly Magazine, The American Psychoanalyst

  • Reduced Subscription Rate to the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA)

  • RAAPA facilitates an annual day-long Research Forum during APsaA’s Winter Meeting. The forum presents new and ongoing empirical research by leaders in the field of therapy process and outcome, as well as in areas of psychology and neuroscience relevant to psychoanalysis, and provides opportunity for intensive discussions of the presentations. Advance Research Forum announcements and agendas are sent out to RAAPA’s associates.

Yearly enrollment fee: $40.00.

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For information on the annual RAAPA Research Forum or other research associate activities, please contact the Chair of the Committee on Research Associates,
John Porcerelli, Ph.D. (jporcer@med.wayne.edu).

Enrollment Questions?

Please call the National Office at 212-752-0450 x18 or email membership@apsa.org.

Please note: Individuals who meet the qualifications for full membership in APsaA are not eligible to join the Research Associates.

Resources

Research Poster Session
Held during APsaA’s Winter Meeting where varied clinical investigators present their research in a poster format enabling the audience to speak directly with the authors and have an opportunity to see information on several different research endeavors at the same time.

Fund for Psychoanalytic Research
The Fund supports basic and applied research involving psychoanalytic perspectives and observations; and research related to clinical and developmental process and outcome as well as other perspectives.