Blog: Talking to Children About Terrorism

The trauma experienced from terrorist attacks will provoke a range of immediate and delayed emotional reactions in both adults and children. These may include anxiety, depression, rage, insomnia, nightmares and irritability.
Here are some helpful suggestions to keep in mind:

Blog: On this Veterans Day: Understanding War-Generated Psychopathology

On this Veterans Day:
Understanding War-Generated Psychopathology
By Norman M. Camp, MD

News: Psychoanalytic Perspective on Suicide Prevention


Psychoanalytic Perspective for Preventing Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Week – September 7-13, 2015

New York, NY - September 7th, 2015 – Psychoanalysts understand that suicide is often caused by a culmination of a long history of emotional trauma, highly distressing life events and underlying mental illness, such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. 

Illinois Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) congratulates Illinois in becoming the 5th jurisdiction to ban conversion therapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth – joining California, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington D.C. Minors in the state of Illinois will now be protected from the long-discredited practice of conversion or “reparative” therapy.

Blog: 40 Years Since Vietnam

According to the recently released National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS), there are both encouraging and alarming findings regarding the long-term mental health of combat veterans.