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APsaA Joins Two Dozen Medical Groups In Support of the "March for Science"

(WASHINGTON, April 17, 2017) — As the world's leading organizations representing clinicians, laboratory researchers, and physician-scientists committed to improving patient care, we support the March for Science and its nonpartisan call for the appreciation of scientific evidence, education, and investment. Science has no political agenda but gives us the tools to find the truths about our world and then implement informed policies to enrich our communities.

APsaA Calls for Considered Action on Immigration and Religious Discrimination

The American Psychoanalytic Association Speaks to the Need for Considered Action on Immigration and Religious Discrimination

News: APsaA Awards Mother Jones 2017 Journalism Award for Series Examining Mass Shooters

NATIONAL PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS MOTHER JONES WITH JOURNALISM AWARD FOR SERIES EXAMINING MASS SHOOTERS
 

News: National Psychoanalytic Association Bestows Annual CORST Essay Prize

 
National Psychoanalytic Association Bestows Annual CORST Essay Prize
 

News: APsaA Funds Four New Research Projects

 
Leading Psychoanalytic Association Funds Four New Research Projects
 
New York – November 22, 2016 – Four new research projects were selected  by the American Psychoanalytic Association’s (APsaA) Fund for Psychoanalytic Research program, part of the Association’s ongoing commitment to supporting psychoanalytic research and encouraging future psychoanalytic investigators. A total of $75,000 was awarded to the grantees.

Blog: Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL

Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL
 
Enduring psychic injury to both victim and bystander
 
By Annie Lee Jones, PhD
 

Blog: We Must Not Tolerate Fat Shaming

 
We Must Not Tolerate Fat Shaming
 
In honor of National Bullying-prevention month (October)
 
By Nina Savelle-Rocklin, Psy.D.
 
You are likely familiar with the saying, “Sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never hurt me.”
 

News: Understanding War Trauma: A Six Part Webinar Series

 
Understanding War Trauma:
A Six-Part Webinar Series from the American Psychoanalytic Association
 

Blog: Bullying Is Not The Same As Teasing

 

Bullying Is Not The Same As Teasing

Teasing does not create trauma, or unmanageable helplessness.  Bullying does.

Blog: Terrorists or Copycats? What's The Difference?

Yasser Arafat, the former Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, famously stated in his 1974 speech before the United Nations that, "One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter."

But there is reason to suspect that the killers in the recent Orlando, Nice and Munich attacks were neither freedom fighters nor terrorists at all, but individuals with personal grievances struggling somewhere between rage, suicide and homicide.

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