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News: APsaA Calls for Empathy Regarding Plight of Refugees

In light of increasing inflammatory rhetoric directed at refugees fleeing Syria and Iraq, the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) has released a new position statement calling for greater understanding and increased compassion.

Psychoanalytic Understanding of War Trauma - Webinars

2016/2017: Understanding War Trauma: A Six-Part Webinar Series from the American Psychoanalytic Association

 

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. 

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