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Blog: Freud Is Everywhere

Freud revolutionized the understanding and treatment of mental disorders. He created the psychoanalytic theory of personality. But beyond this, he profoundly changed our understanding of humanity, thought and culture.

Blog: Can Addictive Thoughts be Useful?

Can addictive thoughts be useful? Ask anyone on the street whether addictive thoughts are useful and they will think you must be crazy. After all, that sounds like asking about whether having cancer can be useful. "Who would want addictive thoughts?" they might ask, while carefully backing away from you. The notion that there is value in these unwanted thoughts does seem peculiar.

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

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

SVI Blog: The Meaning of Decorations

When the veteran speaks of decorations, many feelings may surface. And when, on Memorial Day or Veterans Day, we see veterans don their uniforms for parades, the glittering, attractive face of the decoration is seen but the obverse lies dark against the veteran’s chest. The metaphorical meanings of that darkness may reach far deeper.

APsaA’s SVI Endorses the National Library of Medicine’s Historical Collections

APsaA’s Service-Members and Veterans Initiative (SVI) Committee Endorses the National Library of Medicine’s Historical Collections

Films are valuable resources for educating clinicians and the public about the psychological needs of veterans