Anxiety

APsaA Calls For Protecting "Dreamers"

 

Psychoanalytic Association Calls on Leaders to Protect Promise to Dreamers

New York, NY - September 19 , 2017 – The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is encouraged by recent news that President Trump is negotiating a deal with congressional leaders regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) after previously calling for its repeal.

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: Psychoanalysts Urge Immediate Action on Zika Virus

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is urging U.S. leaders to recognize and prepare for the potential mental health consequences that can impact families affected by the Zika virus, especially as the virus continues to spread.

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:

News: Understanding the Mind: Celebrating Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams

 
Understanding the Mind: 
Celebrating Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams